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Pure Heart: A Spirited Tale of Grace, Grit, and Whiskey


Extreame Savings Item! Save 49% on the Pure Heart: A Spirited Tale of Grace, Grit, and Whiskey by HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio at Spring Brook Audio. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. [Read by Rosemary Benson]The remarkable and charming true story of how a pearl-wearing Southern woman and devoted full-time mother of two developmentally challenged sons became the country's foremost legal distiller of traditional Appalachian moonsh


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[Read by Rosemary Benson]The remarkable and charming true story of how a pearl-wearing Southern woman and devoted full-time mother of two developmentally challenged sons became the country's foremost legal distiller of traditional Appalachian moonshine.Troylyn Ball and her husband, Charlie, an engineer and real estate investor, had spent their entire lives in Texas. But after a near fatal trip to the emergency room with their mute, wheelchair-bounded son Marshall, they admitted the dust and the heat were too dangerous. To save their boys, the Balls cashed out, sold their beloved farm, and moved to Asheville, North Carolina.Nearing fifty, Troy thought her chance at adventure had passed. But in this booming little Appalachian Mountain city of hippies, farmers, artisans, and retirees, she unexpectedly discovered a support network and something she'd never had in twenty-five years of providing round-the-clock care for her special needs boys: the freedom to pursue her own dreams. She struck up a friendship with a legendary 80-year-old raconteur from the mountains, met his friends, and soon found herself in a rickety country shack with an ingeniously inventive retired farmer trying to create the best recipe ever for traditional mountain moonshine.Full of eccentric characters and charming locations -- from a ''haunted'' cabin in the mountains to the last farm in the world to grow heritage Crooked Creek corn -- Pure Heart is a charming story of a woman who set out to find a purpose in the most unexpected of places, and ended up finding happiness, contentment, and a community of love and respect.But when the real estate bubble burst and the collapse of her husband Charlie's new venture in Asheville left them deeply in debt, Troy realized her ten-year business plan for Troy & Sons Platinum Whiskey wasn't enough. If she was going to save her family -- and she was definitely going to save her family -- she needed to become the most successful woman in the legal whiskey business. And she needed to do it fast, before the bank took her house, her business, and everything she'd worked so hard to achieve.

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Manufacturer:HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio
Studio:HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio
EAN:9781470855635
Item Size:1 x 5.6 x 5.6 inches
Package Weight:0.4 pounds
Package Size:5.5 x 1 x 1 inches

Pure Heart: A Spirited Tale of Grace, Grit, and Whiskey by HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio

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