The author publishes a companion to the series ‘Outlander’ | Local News
HICKORY – Mary Ellen Snodgrass, author of reference books in western North Carolina, recently announced the release of her companion to the popular television series “Outlander”.
McFarland, an independent academic non-fiction publisher based in Jefferson, North Carolina, released Snodgrass’ “Television’s OUTLANDER: A Companion, Seasons 1-5” in May, according to a press release.
The 299-page paperback “clarifies how the Scots supported democracy and helped drive the British out of the [American] colonies, ”Snodgrass said. “They faced each other once and lost, but they’re ready to do it again. They vowed to be settlers and new citizens – Americans as steadfast as they were Scots. “
Helping “Outlander” viewers understand the true story of the Scottish arrival in the American colonies and the Scottish subsequent involvement in the American Revolution is one of 125 topics Snodgrass explores and explains, separating the facts of fiction, in its companion of classic historical fiction for television. adapted from American author Diana Gabaldon’s “Outlander” series of novels.
“In ‘Outlander’ I listed the ways people were dying and the herbs Claire uses to heal the sick and injured,” Snodgrass said. “I did the same with the arms, which change dramatically from season to season. I tried to follow the creation of the kilt and its value as a heritage garment for men. commitment to marriage, I have surveyed the many types of couples and their successes in building a lasting union.