Bob Plott returns to City Lights

Bob Plott will revisit City Lights to present his newest book Colorful Characters of the Great Smoky Mountains at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 2.

The Smoky Mountains have been the home of many fascinating individuals, and this book details the legendary lives of a few of those people. Whether it is French and Indian War hero Captain Kennedy or the author’s relative Von Plott, Bob Plott crafts each narrative to honor the legacy of some of the area’s most interesting and influential people. Plott has also written Story of the Plott Hound, History of Hunting in the Great Smoky Mountains and Legendary Hunters of the Southern Appalachians.


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