Whitesburg KY

Award honors Harry Caudill

Penny Loeb’s “Moving Mountains has received the Harry Caudill Award. The $2,000 award is named in honor of the late Harry M. Caudill, Letcher County attorney and author. It is presented every two years by Bookworm & Silverfish, a book store in Wytheville, Va., to recognize investigative journalism in the Appalachian region.

“Moving Mountains” is an account of Trish Bragg’s battle against the coal in- dustry and mountaintop removal in southern West Virginia. For more information on the Harry Caudill Award and a list of previous winners, visit www.harrycaudill. com.

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