South County: Bunyard Road and the Personal Adventures of Denny Luke

Campbell, Denele

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ISBN 10: 1515238008 / ISBN 13: 9781515238003
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Synopsis: 1972. A Yankee learns the Ozarks way and lives to tell his tales. Now almost a native, Denny fondly reminisces about the people and places of his adopted home. Denny Luke is an adventurer. During his years as a Navy man, he built hot rods with money he made with shipboard loansharking. He returned to his native Ohio where he soon tired of the mechanic?s life. Computers had just started to break the surface in 1966, the perfect attraction to a young man with a sharp mind and plenty of ambition. Hot cars and Enduro racing occupied Denny?s next few years as he helped usher in the computer age in Minneapolis. But another adventure awaited when in 1970 he fell in with a bunch of hippies. By 1972, he had found his way to the Ozarks. An avid photographer and storyteller, Denny shares the adventures of his life as he recalls the outrageous backwoods tales and colorful characters who populate the southern fringe of Washington County in Northwest Arkansas.

About the Author: Arkansas native Denele Campbell tracks her family?s roots in the state back to the early 1800s and credits this inheritance for her love of homegrown tomatoes and hoot owls late at night. After college and a few years on the West Coast, Campbell and her then-husband settled on a tick-infested Ozark hilltop to raise three children amid organic gardening, milking goats, and preparing for the apocalypse. Since the 1980s when her series of biographical profiles of musicians was published in The Grapevine, Campbell?s interest in Northwest Arkansas and its people has resulted in articles published in the Washington County Historical Society?s quarterly, Flashback, and several books. South County is Campbell?s most recent work focusing on local history.

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