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2015 Kentucky Literary Award finalist


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I would have added this to the thread about my book but it is closed, so I guess i will create a new thread. My book, Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey: An American Heritage is a finalist for the 2015 Kentucky Literary Award. It is one of five books and is competing against books on Bar-b-que, horse racing, the frontier nursing service and medicine in eastern Kentucky. Tough competition and I am happy to just be a finalist.

Mike Veach

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CONGATS! Mike, the historian in you must have really had it going writing this one, and it shows. Best luck; but as you noted it's a win to just be in the running. Better to be THE winner, if that comes to pass, though. You get my vote!

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Harry in WashDC

Congratulations, and your book certainly deserves to be in the running - a fine, fine history.

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Your book deserves to be a finalist and winner! One of the few books I've reread and am getting ready to read it again.

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Thanks for the kind words. The book is still selling well and I hope others enjoy it as much as the people here do. I also hope that it will inspire some young historian to do work in the field because there is a lot of research left to do.

Mike Veach

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CorvallisCracker
I'm pretty sure there's a copy under the tree. It's definitely a book, and the only other book on my wish list was Security Metrics: Replacing Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt, which the wife said was not an appropriate Christmas gift, so...

Yes, there it was. A quick read (less than two hours) but an informative one. An ideal loaner to anyone I know becoming interested in the subject. Great job, Mr. Veach!

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