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New Stories from the South 1997: The Year's Best

By: Ravenel, Shannon

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Algonquin Books: January 1997

Seller ID: 92956

ISBN: 1565121759

Condition: Used - Good


The twelfth volume of the annual anthology is packed with nineteen entertaining stories. From a cautionary tale about the difficulties of loving a space alien to a new twist on a young Southerner's struggle in the wilds of Manhattan, these stories range from the hilarious to the poignant. The preface, by Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Robert Olen Butler, looks at what fiction is: "Fiction is, at its heart, the art form of human yearning." The authors in the 1997 edition of New Stories are Gene Able, Dwight Allen, Edward Allen, Robert Olen Butler, Janice Daugharty, Ellen Douglas, Pam Dur... View more info

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New Stories from the South 1998: The Year's Best

By: Ravenel, Shannon

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Algonquin Books: September 1998

Seller ID: 112885

ISBN: 1565122194

Condition: Used - Good


THE ONLY ANNUAL ANTHOLOGY SHOWCASING THE BEST SHORT FICTION WRITTEN IN AND ABOUT THE SOUTH. With a preface by Padgett Powell. The thirteenth edition of NEW STORIES FROM THE SOUTH proves that literature from and about the South continues to evolve. Whether it's a surreal meditation by a man on night watch in contact with everything from space aliens to a charming Southern belle, or how life looks to two stock boys in a grocery store, or the stories hidden within the covert language of an art book, or the intricate jealousies that both cement and divide two couples, this newest collection of nin... View more info

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Chained to the Rock of Adversity: To Be Free, Black, and Female in the Old South (Southern Voices from the Past: Women's Letters, Diaries, and Writings Ser.)

By: Gould, Virginia Meacham

Price: $7.50

Publisher: University of Georgia Press: September 1998

Seller ID: 112889

ISBN: 0820320838

Condition: Used - Good


"Chained to the Rock of Adversity" offers valuable insight into the lives of the Old South's free women of color, using personal letters and a diary to tell an extraordinary story.The letters, from family members and friends, were written between 1844 and 1899 to Ann Battles Johnson, wife of prominent Natchez businessman William T. Johnson, and her daughter Anna, while Ann's daughter Catharine wrote the diary. A freed slave herself, Ann Johnson became the head of her family and a slaveholder before the Civil War. Her days were filled with the often tedious and sometimes overwhelming duties ... View more info

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The Mississippi Cookbook

By: Mississippi Co-Op Extension

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University Press of Mississippi: December 1972

Seller ID: 114900

ISBN: 0878053816

Condition: Used - Good


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A Mind for Truth. A Heart for God: The First Fifty Years of Reformed Theological Seminary

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Reformed Theological Seminary: January 2016

Seller ID: 116215

ISBN: 0692721118

Condition: Used - Good


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The Great Flood, 1979.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Clarion-Ledger/Jackson Daily News: January 1979

Seller ID: 118369

ISBN: B000Z1FPOK

Condition: Used - Good


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Greater Jackson MS Welcome Home

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Image Publishing: January 2004

Seller ID: 119930

ISBN: 0974703702

Condition: Used - Good


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Mississippi heroes

By: Wells, Dean Faulkner

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University Press of Mississippi: January 1980

Seller ID: 121621

ISBN: 0878051287

Condition: Used - Good


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The land between two rivers: Madison County, Mississippi

By: Carol Lynn Mead

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Friends of the Madison County-Canton Public Library: January 1987

Seller ID: 113189

ISBN: B000717LCW

Condition: Used - Good


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Bless Your Heart Tramp

By: Celia Rivenbark

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Coastal Carolina Pr: November 2000

Seller ID: 121251

ISBN: 1928556221

Condition: Used - Good


What's the Southern woman's take on Wonderbras, fried turkeys and 'tater guns, Barbie and Ken (tip: she's a ho), politicians (tip: they're all hos) and marital success (if you can't agree on a perfect pizza ratio, y'all are doomed)? Bless Your Heart, Tramp tackles these and other lard-laden subjects, in a hilarious look at Southern -- and just plain human -- foibles, up-close and personal.Step into the wacky world of "womanless wedding" fund-raisers, in which Bubbas wear boas. Meet two sisters who fight rural boredom by washing Budweiser cans and cutting them into pieces to make clothing. L... View more info

Bushwhacked at the Flora-Bama

By: Chris Warner,Joe Gilchrist

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wagon Publishing: April 2012

Inscription: Signed By Author

Seller ID: 118695

ISBN: 097962844X

Condition: Used - Good


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Incidentals: Seven Years of Photography

By: Gretchen Haien

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 2016

Seller ID: 116582

ISBN: 281ALK1003453

Condition: Used - Good


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An Illustrated Guide to the Mississippi Governor's Mansion

By: Helen Cain,Anne D. Czarniecki

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Univ Pr of Mississippi: December 1984

Seller ID: 116813

ISBN: 0878052127

Condition: Used - Good


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An Illustrated Guide to the Mississippi Governor's Mansion

By: Helen Cain,Anne D. Czarniecki

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Univ Pr of Mississippi: December 1984

Seller ID: 117456

ISBN: 0878052127

Condition: Used - Good


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Breach of Faith: Hurricane Katrina and the Near Death of a Great American City

By: Jed Horne

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Random House: July 2006

Seller ID: 116818

ISBN: 1400065526

Condition: Used - Good


Hurricane Katrina shredded one of the great cities of the South, and as levees failed and the federal relief effort proved lethally incompetent, a natural disaster became a man-made catastrophe. As an editor of New Orleans' daily newspaper, the Pulitzer Prize--winning "Times-Picayune," Jed Horne has had a front-row seat to the unfolding drama of the city's collapse into chaos and its continuing struggle to survive. As the Big One bore down, New Orleanians rich and poor, black and white, lurched from giddy revelry to mandatory evacuation. The thousands who couldn't or wouldn't leave initial... View more info

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Mississippi Politics: The Struggle for Power, 1976-2006

By: Jere Nash, Andy Taggart

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Univ Pr of Mississippi (Trd): November 2006

Seller ID: 115883

ISBN: 1578069076

Condition: Used - Good


In 1890, white Democrats consolidated their political power in Mississippi. For more than seventy years, the state was a Democratic stronghold in which Republicans and African Americans had little political clout. The elections of 1976, however, marked the last time Mississippi would cast its presidential electoral votes for a Democrat. That year, the state's Democratic lineup included the governor, both United States senators and three representatives, and all but five seats in the state legislature. Thirty years later, Republican Haley Barbour is the state governor, four of the seven s... View more info

The Statue and the Fury

By: Jim Dees

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nautilus: October 2016

Seller ID: 118457

ISBN: 1936946807

Condition: Used - Good


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Dining in the Historic South: A Restaurant Guide With Recipes

By: Marty Godbey

Price: $6.00

Publisher: McClanahan Pub House: May 1991

Seller ID: 111275

ISBN: 0913383163

Condition: Used - Good


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Mother of Pearl

By: Melinda Haynes

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Hyperion: June 1999

Seller ID: 120653

ISBN: 0786866276

Condition: Used - Good


Marking the debut of a stunning new literary talent, Mother of Pearl captures the irony and beauty of life in the Deep South in exquisite prose that brings to mind Kaye Gibbons and Olive Ann Burns. But Haynes creates a wholly distinctive new style by drawing on her own Southern roots and the "noble county" language of her youth in this remarkable first novel.Set in a small Mississippi town in the late 1950s, Mother of Pearl is populated by wonderfully rich and original characters with themes of identity and the true meaning of family interwoven throughout. The story revolves around twenty-e... View more info

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4th and Goal Every Day: Alabama's Relentless Pursuit of Perfection

By: Phil Savage,Ray Glier

Price: $2.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: August 2017

Seller ID: 118694

ISBN: 1250130808

Condition: Used - Good


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The Journal of Mississippi History: Spring 2010; Volume LXXII, Number 1

By: Rebecca Miller Davis,Ryan P. Semmes,Mona K. Vance

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mississippi Department of Archives and History: January 2010

Seller ID: 121789

ISBN: B01LXNWABP

Condition: Used - Good


Slight stain on front cover. Otherwise in perfect, unamrked condition. View more info

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Hell's Belles: A Tribute to the Spitfires, Bad Seeds & Steel Magnolias of the New and Old South

By: Seale Ballenger

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Red Wheel / Weiser: October 1997

Seller ID: 121248

ISBN: 1573240966

Condition: Used - Good


From Mama to Mammy, from Scarlett to Blanche, Hell's Belles (often exclaimed in mock piety and defining generations of southern women) is a hilarious, loving tribute to the famous and infamous females of ol' Dixie. This diverse collection features 200 women -- aristocratic to poverty-stricken, well-bred to ill-mannered, from West Virginia to Texas. There's something for everyone.Chapters include: "Belles Lettres", featuring luminaries such as Maya Angelou, Dorothy Allison, Carson McCullers, and, of course, Margaret Mitchell; "Sweet Southern Songbirds", spotlighting Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn... View more info

In Pursuit of the Artist's Arcanum

By: Tracy H. Sugg

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Tracy Sugg: January 2007

Seller ID: 111777

ISBN: 1604020938

Condition: Used - Good


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Rammer Jammer Yellow Hammer: A Journey into the Heart of Fan Mania

By: Warren St. John

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Crown: August 2004

Seller ID: 118693

ISBN: 0609607081

Condition: Used - Good


"Fresh and funny... St. John has crafter a winner." --Tony Horwitz, author of "Confederates in the Attic" In the life of every sports fan, there comes a moment of reckoning. It may happen when your team wins on a last-second field goal and you suddenly find yourself clenched in a loving embrace with a large hairy man you've never met. . . . Or in the long, hormonally depleted days after a loss, when you're felled by a sensation similar to the one you first experienced following the death of a pet. At such moments the fan is forced to confront the question others--spouses, friends, children... View more info