John Fox, Jr. made a tremendous contribution to Appalachian Literature. His best-selling novels put the region on the map. His exciting plots and colorful characters combined to give an over-drawn, but sympathetic, view of the hill country to the world.
John Fox, Jr. was an American journalist, novelist, and short-story writer. Many of his works reflect the naturalist style, while others are historical romances or serial dramas set in the region.