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thedayhascome

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Tales of the RRG
« on: April 02, 2017, 12:11:23 AM »

Does anyone know how to obtain or find the Don Fig book collection? I know there is one book specifically titled, Tales of the Red River Gorge. I have also seen that there is a 6 book collection. I found one book on Amazon, however at $125, it might as well be the The Birds of America.

Also, I assume that Don Fig is still alive? Does anyone know if he still frequents the Visitor Center, or even better have contact with him? I would love to an opportunity to speak with him.
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Re: Tales of the RRG
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2017, 10:25:33 AM »

For many years it was available at local gas stations, but if you can't find it there you might check at your local library and see if they have it, or if they can borrow it from another library (interlibrary loan).
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Re: Tales of the RRG
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2018, 01:49:10 PM »

I know this post is pretty old, but wondering if anyone knows someone with an extra copy or a way to obtain an affordably priced book? I have not checked the local libraries, but that will probably be next on the list. I would prefer to purchase, since driving several hours to return a book isn't going to happen.
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Re: Tales of the RRG
« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2018, 04:09:04 PM »

It would be worth visiting your local library (even if you're in Indiana) to see if they can borrow the book from another library through the interlibrary loan program. Libraries do this all the time -- the world of knowledge is at your fingertips!

I checked online and it looks like there are only a handful of libraries that have it, but this is worth a shot. It would mean no extra travel on your end and perhaps online a modest charge, if that, for postage.

It is an interesting book and I really wish I had a copy as well.

Good luck!
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Re: Tales of the RRG
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2018, 10:45:39 PM »

It would be worth visiting your local library (even if you're in Indiana) to see if they can borrow the book from another library through the interlibrary loan program. Libraries do this all the time -- the world of knowledge is at your fingertips!

Okay, you have convinced me it's worth checking my local library. I'm going to see what they can do to get the book loaned from a Kentucky library. Will let you know if I'm successful.
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Re: Tales of the RRG
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2018, 01:17:31 PM »

found these while searching on this subject:

http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/lost-silver-mines-jonathan-swift/274834-interesting-facts-tales-red-river-gorge.html

http://rrgtoday.com/archivesA14.html

will let you know if I do find a PDF, but a library does seem the best bet
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Re: Tales of the RRG
« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2018, 01:52:34 PM »

Thanks again Mark for encouraging in the inter-library loan route. I have placed the request and KY library does show availability. Now I'm just waiting to see if they agree to lend the book, so we shall see what happens. The saga of my book search continues...
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Re: Tales of the RRG
« Reply #7 on: Yesterday at 11:56:42 PM »

If you're successful you might think about making a PDF for us to enjoy!
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