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Newly Released “Mountain Blue” Book Signing at Mast General Store
September 22 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Brevard, NC authors and photographers Les and Janet Saucier will be signing copies of their newly released book “Mountain Blue, the Beauty and Grandeur of America’s Southern Appalachian Mountains” on Saturday, September 22, 2018, from 11am to 4pm at Mast General Store, 15 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC. “Mountain Blue” is a coffee-table style book featuring more than 150 vivid color original photographs taken by the authors over two decades. Also included in the book is text about how the ancient Southern Appalachian Mountains were formed, and other written tributes to characteristics that make the mountains like no other place in the world, such as the blue mist that is unique and so well known.
“Mountain Blue” is a celebration of the beauty and a tribute to the Blue Ridge, the Smokies, the culture, and the biodiversity found only in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. “We wanted to share our vision of what’s its like to be in this special place,” said Les Saucier a veteran photographer and teacher of photography. “There’s no where else on earth like it. As we say in the book ‘the mountains call to your heart.’ That’s what we want to share with readers and lovers of the mountains.”
Mast General Store offers a variety of goods to serve each of its communities’ needs. Asheville’s Mast Store, located just off Pack Square, one of the city’s oldest sectors, opened in 1999 offering customers products from toffee to tents and highly personalized service. Mast General Store has been employee owned since 1995.
For information about Mountain Blue, published by Lydia Inglett Publishing Ltd and Starbooks, and its authors, visit www.saucierphoto.com or www.starbooks.biz. For information about the book signing, contact Mast General Store at (828) 232-1883.