I Doze But Never Close

Notes from Bedford County

by Ben Martin



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 7/21/2021

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 100
ISBN : 9781664186200

About the Book

The 1960s was a dynamic period in our nation’s history, and it was felt in several counties of Virginia as waters from the Roanoke and Blackwater rivers merged at Smith Mountain Gap in the early part of the decade to form what we now know as Smith Mountain Lake. This work is a reflection of life prior to Bedford County becoming a tourist destination, with some stories that happen now that Bedford County is a tourist town.

About the Author

You’ll read why my granddaddy Martin would have been an eBay wizard; what I discovered about my father at his last high school reunion; when Touchstone Pictures used Moneta for a few scenes of, “What About Bob”; and why my father feared the frightening yet lovable Dr. Sam, and so much more. So take a lazy afternoon and read this book. You’ll discover why I love my hometown so much.