Christina Cooke

Christina Cooke lives in North Carolina and has written for the New Yorker, the Atlantic, High Country News, and Our State Magazine. She teaches at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University.
August 03, 2016

The closest the Cable sisters can get to home these days is by floating above it in a boat. This is how they spent the third Sunday in May, reminiscing about what lay beneath Fontana Lake back when this North Carolina land was a spring-fed family farm ringed by mountains.