Books tagged: southern literature

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If You Give a Redneck a Moonpie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 800. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2009 by New Summerfield Press. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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.
The Way Home
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Price: Free! Words: 81,290. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2009. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
"The Way Home" is a love story set in a tiny town in Georgia populated by the kind of good folks who go to church on Sundays and bake pies for sick neighbors. Following her mother's death, Bessie Morgan returns to town, after living away for 30 years, to care for her mentally handicapped older brother. She finds a place in the community and resurrects a love she thought was lost forever.
True Gritz
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 13,710. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
J. Daniel Reaves is a new Southern author who speaks in True Gritz with tongue firmly planted in cheek. This collection of flash fiction and short stories reflects his peculiar view of life growing up in the Southern U.S., with his weird sense of humor, a dose of serious reflection along with some interesting insights into our current culture. Bon Apetit!
Hunting Paradise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,790. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Although Hell can be portrayed as a vivid tangible landscape, in reality it's a mental backdrop. Loss of self respect and worth as well as a loss of purpose can plunge a person into his own hell on many levels. This tale explores the theme of loss and redemption by following two characters separated in time by four generations, each man dealing with a life crisis.
Southern Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
These three stories of the recent South explore wildly different themes. "Stephano" spreads over two generations; an Italian woman who never fitted in south Georgia, and her son. He doesn't fit, either. "Woodrow" wanted to please everyone but what he wanted most was to fly. "Leonard" would have joined the army but he screwed up and the wouldn't let him in. Good thing,too.
Mrs. Hewitt's Barbeque - Seven Eclectic Tales of Food, Humor, and Love
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 29,090. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Seven eclectic tales, from Ancient Egypt to the Deep South, revolving around those universals-- humor, love, and most of all, food. Mainstream, historical, and humorous fiction.
27 Views of Chapel Hill
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 58,900. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011 by Eno Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Legions of writers who call this famous Southern college town home create a portrait of the town, capturing its sense of place in essays, short stories, poems, and book excerpts that reflect the social, historic and literary fabric of Chapel Hill. The 27 contributors include Wells Tower, Elizabeth Spencer, Will Blythe, Lawrence Naumoff, Daphne Athas, Nic Brown, William Leuchtenburg, Alan Shapiro.
Personal Saviors
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,160. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Chelsea Station Editions. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Sharp, funny, and infused with a dark, sly cleverness, Wesley Gibson's new novel, Personal Saviors, is a marvelous social snapshot of American lives desperate for any sort of salvation.
The Collected Stories, Volume 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,790. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
These are all stories of race. Written between 1917 and 1947, they are the author's attempts to describe the racial situation in the South in the early part of the 20th Century. Like her award-winning novel, "The Other Room," the stories are sensitive, original, and important.
Root. Sprout. Blossom: Life Bag of a Flower-Child
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,420. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
One woman’s journey to overcome an anything-but-normal childhood as a southern hippie-child in the 1960’s, to conquer all odds and circumstances that kept her impoverished and unwelcome in her own small southern hometown. The story follows Robin “Birdie” Lormand’s poignant yet anti-heroic rise from the ash heaps to claim her rightful place in her family legacy.