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‘MTSU On the Record’ radio show harkens back to 1800s Georgia

Dr. June Hall McCash

Dr. June Hall McCash

Return to the Cumberland Island, Ga., of the 1800s for a stroll through “Plum Orchard.”

Gina Logue’s interview with Dr. June Hall McCash, author of the historical novel “Plum Orchard,” aired on a recent edition of “MTSU On the Record” on WMOT-FM (89.5 and www.wmot.org). You can listen to the interview here.Plum Orchard cover web

“Plum Orchard” is the story of a woman born to a white plantation father and a slave mother but not fitting into either white or black life.

McCash is former director of the MTSU Honors Program and professor emerita in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. She was named Georgia Author of the Year for her 2011 novel “Almost to Eden.”

To listen to previous “MTSU On the Record” programs, go to the “Audio Clips” archives here and here.

For more information about “MTSU On the Record,” contact Logue at 615-898-5081 or WMOT-FM at 615-898-2800.