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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

Sense of Place, Mississippi

By: Prenshaw, Peggy W.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: University Press of Mississippi: January 1980

Seller ID: 122814

ISBN: 0878051112

Condition: Used - Good

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Earnest Workers III Cookbook (First Presbyterian Church - Greenwood, MS)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cookbooks by Morris Press: 1989

Seller ID: 126952

ISBN: 281ALK1003664

Condition: Used - Good

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Taste of the South

By: Symphony League Jackson Ms

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Symphony League of Jackson, Mississippi: November 1984

Seller ID: 126954

ISBN: 0960855211

Condition: Used - Good

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Cookin' with the Cougars (Central Hinds Academy Class of 2013)

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 2012

Seller ID: 126965

ISBN: 281ALK1003665

Condition: Used - Good

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A Cook's Tour of Mississippi (Introduction by Willie Morris)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Clarion Ledger / Jackson Daily News: 1980

Seller ID: 127165

ISBN: 281ALK1003680

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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A Rich Past A Vibrant Future: The History & Renovation of The Marks Rothenberg And Grand Opera House Buildings

By: Dennis J. Mitchell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mississippi State University: January 2006

Seller ID: 124824


Condition: Used - Good

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Everyone Should Have An Opinion...Here's Mine

By: Dot Ward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thomson-Shore, Inc.: October 2009

Seller ID: 122808

ISBN: 0971242410

Condition: Used - Good

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Architecture in Claiborne County, Mississippi

By: Ed Polk Douglas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Jackson, Miss.: January 1975

Seller ID: 124820

ISBN: B0011V1RJ0

Condition: Used - Good

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Time: Hurricane Katrina: The Storm That Changed America

By: Editors of Time Magazine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Time: November 2005

Seller ID: 126600

ISBN: 1933405139

Condition: Used - Good

Time chronicles the story of the greatest natural disaster in U.S. history. Here, in stunning pictures and gripping first-hand accounts, is the terrible tale of Katrina's deadly wrath and savage aftermath. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of each book will be donated to relief efforts. View more info

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Dinner at the Mansion

By: Elise V. Winter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Yoknapatawpha Press: September 2010

Seller ID: 127171

ISBN: 0916242218

Condition: Used - Good

In DINNER AT THE MANSION, Elise Winter, wife of former Governor William Winter, tells how she set out to make the venerable mansion, built in 1842, both a home for her family and a center for the cultural life of the state. By bringing performing artists, writers, statesmen and successful business executives to the mansion, often as overnight guests, Mrs. Winter made the governor's mansion a showcase for Mississippi. Includes menus and recipes; conversations with distinguished guests; 160 pages; cloth bound, 6 x 9 inch page trim, illustrated with 32 photos; 56 recipes; co-writer, Frank E. Smit... View more info

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Black Votes Count: Political Empowerment in Mississippi After 1965

By: Frank R. Parker

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press: May 1990

Seller ID: 124588

ISBN: 0807842745

Condition: Used - Good

Most Americans see the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 as the culmination of the civil rights movement. When the law was enacted, black voter registration in Mississippi soared. Few black candidates won office, however. In this book, Frank Parker describes black Mississippians' battle for meaningful voting rights, bringing the story up to 1986, when Mike Espy was elected as Mississippi's first black member of Congress in this century.To nullify the impact of the black vote, white Mississippi devised a political "massive resistance" strategy, adopting such disenfranchising devices a... View more info

Greg Cartmell Mississippi Light

By: Greg Cartmell

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Whitesands Publishing, LLC: January 2004

Seller ID: 126599

ISBN: 097483551x

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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Waverley: Memories of a Mississippi plantation

By: Heath Childs

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Higginbotham's Southern Print. Co: January 2000

Seller ID: 124833

ISBN: B00069XCN2

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: $5.00

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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Roll Tide!

By: Ken Stabler

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Mascot Books Inc: September 2006

Seller ID: 125733

ISBN: 1932888489

Condition: Used - Good

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Foundation Stone (Library Alabama Classics)

By: Lella Warren

Price: $12.48

Publisher: University Alabama Press: March 1986

Seller ID: 125751

ISBN: 0817302883

Condition: Used - Good

Using the history of Alabama and the stories of her pioneering ancestors, Lella Warren created the Whetstone clan who settled Alabama in the 1820s, helped lead it into the prosperity of the 1850s, and fought for it in the War Between the States. The historical background of "Foundation Stone" is authentic, but, more, it is a compelling story about believable characters. The story of these people--three generations of Whetstones--captures the American pioneering spirit. As an unidentified reviewer described the novel, "Lella Warren's 'Foundation Stone' is the long, well-told chronicle of a f... View more info

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

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


Condition: Used - Good

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

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Ranchero (Nick Reid Novels)

By: Rick Gavin

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Minotaur Books: October 2011

Seller ID: 123345

ISBN: 0312583184

Condition: Used - Good

Repo man Nick Reid had a seemingly simple job to do: talk to Percy Dwayne Dubois-- pronounced "Dew-boys," front-loaded and hick specific--about the payments he's behind on for a flat screen TV, or repossess it. But Percy Dwayne wouldn't give in. Nope, instead he saw fit to go all white-trash philosophical and decided that since the world was stacked against him anyway, he might as well fight it. He hit Nick over the head with a fireplace shovel, tied him up with a length of lamp cord, and stole the mint-condition calypso coral-colored 1969 Ranchero that Nick had borrowed from his landlady. ... View more info

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Beluga (Nick Reid Novels)

By: Rick Gavin

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Minotaur Books: October 2012

Seller ID: 123347

ISBN: 1250015227

Condition: Used - Good

A few months ago in "Ranchero," Rick Gavin's much-acclaimed Delta noir novel, Nick Reid and his compadre Desmond liberated some money from a nasty meth dealer, and now they need to launder it. After lending out a couple thousand dollars here and there, with hopes of getting a small return, all kinds of "investment opportunities" are coming out of the woodwork, and one of them has trouble written all over it. The brother of Desmond's ex-wife wants a small sum to set up a scheme involving a trailer full of stolen tires. Which sets off all kinds of alarm bells for Nick, but Shawnica insist... View more info

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The Peabody Hotel

By: Scott Faragher,Katherine Harrington

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: November 2002

Seller ID: 123063

ISBN: 0738514535

Condition: Used - Good

The South's finest and one of America's best-these words have always defined the world-famous Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee. The Peabody emerged from the war-torn, post-Civil War South in 1869 to become one of the finest hotels in America. Its reputation for comfort, service, and fine dining grew along with Memphis's stature as "the river city, cotton capital, and birthplace of the blues."The most famous and infamous citizens of the era stayed at the original Peabody in its day. There, plantations were won or lost on a roll of the dice. After more than 50 years, the original hotel was... View more info

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Eat Drink Delta: A Hungry Traveler's Journey through the Soul of the South

By: Susan Puckett

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Georgia Press: January 2013

Seller ID: 126951

ISBN: 0820344257

Condition: Used - Good

The Mississippi Delta is a complicated and fascinating place. Part travel guide, part cookbook, and part photo essay, "Eat Drink Delta" by veteran food journalist Susan Puckett (with photographs by Delta resident Langdon Clay) reveals a region shaped by slavery, civil rights, amazing wealth, abject deprivation, the Civil War, a flood of biblical proportions, and--above all--an overarching urge to get down and party with a full table and an open bar. There's more to Delta dining than southern standards. Puckett uncovers the stories behind convenience stores where dill pickles marinate in Ko... 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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