Raised in the Appalachian mountains of West Virginia, Louise McNeill (1911-1993) achieved national prominence as a poet, essayist and historian. The subject matter of Fermi Buffalo, her final collection of poems, ranges from her heritage as a "hill daughter" to quantum physics. Louise McNeill has been described as masterful in her command of traditional forms, as well as being the defining poet of the Appalachian experience. Paperback. 1994. 92 pages.