These literary classics have made your bookshelf home for years, but we bet you had no idea they were set in Tennessee. The southern state boasts rolling hills and writing greats, books that have won the Pulitzer and the hearts of the public for years. Take a look for yourself!

With each book more shocking than the next, we bet you’re you’ll never question the literary prowess of the Volunteer State again. Tell us which ones you’ve read in the comments below!

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