Books tagged: southern life

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The Life & Times of a Boomer Baby
By L.K. Campbell
Price: Free! Words: 21,710. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
Personal anecdotes about growing up on a farm in the rural south during the 1960s. The author's sometimes humorous and sometimes poignant recollections tell the story of one family's joys and struggles amid changing times.
If You Give a Redneck a Moonpie
By David Davis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 800. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2009 by New Summerfield Press. Category: Fiction
The world is turned upside down when a good old boy gives another redneck a Moon Pie down at the trailer park. A humorous fable for grown ups by David Davis writing as Tom Twain.
Black Not Blind
By Bryant K. Smith
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Have you ever gotten mad to the point that you thought about killing the source of your aggravation? Are you familiar with the notion of being called an "angry Black man?" Have you ever had a desire to stand up in a crowded room (perhaps at school or work) and yelling, "I see what you are trying to do, I am Black not blind!" This book chronicles what it is like to be a Black man in the new south.
Cheese Grits, Stories to Nourish the Southern Soul
By T.E. Temple
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,040. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2010. Category: Fiction
We had split the atom, but had not yet been split by a land in Southeast Asia. Still, beneath the idyllic veneer of the 1950s, enormous stresses were building. Cheese Grits explores the wonders of youth and the events of the times through the unfiltered eyes of the children who lived them. Humor, adolescent angst, and naïve confidence come into play as children struggle toward adulthood.
A Southern Heart
By Cheyene Lopez
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction
This book is about being southern in heart and it is a sort of Advice book as well.This book comprises of poems of the beauty of the deep south and its hospitality through welcoming peoples.I bring a rare kind of humbleness and meekness to this book in poetry that no others can do in freestyle poetry.
My Kin (Mostly true stories about growing up Southern)
By Lisa Giles
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,160. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Fiction
In the South, family ties are strong but often as tangled as the kudzu that grows wild along the highways. This collection contains six humorous and charming southern tales. Each one shows a family at its best and worst, through the eyes of a girl learning what kin means when you grow up southern. These stories are told with a helping of humor, a pinch of forgiveness and a dash of dismay.
Plantatia: High-toned and Low-down Stories of the South
By Dixon Hearne
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,690. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013 by Southeast Missouri State University Press. Category: Fiction
Plantatia is full of familiar people and places--a wisteria-bound and oak-shaded South comprised of honky tonks, corner stores, mills, and revival churches populated by drunks, gossips, and scandalous preachers--part yarn and part folk in a way that is reminiscent of Zora Neale Hurston. --Darien Cavanaugh, editor, Yemasee
Upon These Steps
By David Reavis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,700. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction
Two brothers are faced with whether or not to join the Confederate Army. One decides to voluntarily enlist, while the other joins only after being drafted. The brothers’ episodes reflect the chronicles of the “Granville Rifles,” a Company within the NC 23rd Regiment. From the Battle of Bull Run to Sherman’s occupation of Raleigh, the boys' plight gives the reader an insider’s glimpse of the war.
Hickory Flats
By Anthony Sisco
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Category: Fiction
Volume I, The Funny Pages Anthony Sisco's unique, comic strip take on life Hickory Flats, Georgia.