Books tagged: mississippi

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The Mausoleum on the Levee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Hoyt's first full volume of poetry (55 poems) exhibits a broad range of styles-- from sonnets to concrete lyrics. Somewhat romantic, somewhat modernist, somewhat language based, Hoyt's poems are largely unclassifiable; yet every one is ripe with insights into the human condition.
Slowly by Slowly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,610. Language: American English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions
Growing up in a small Mississippi town Patrick dreamed of being a missionary to some exotic far away place. Through a series of disappointments, illness and heartbreak he was compelled to follow a narrow path. This would-be adventurer was being called to die to himself and live in Christ.
Clearing the Thickets: A History of Antebellum Alabama
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,610. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Herbert James Lewis’ new, extensive book on antebellum Alabama joins Quid Pro Books' History & Heroes Series. The name "Alabama" comes from the Choctaw word meaning “clearers of the thickets,” inspiring the title of this fascinating book. It examines Alabama's early history beginning with the era of European colonization and culminating with the state's controversial secession from the Union.
The Mississipi Predicament
Price: Free! Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Inspirational
A fictional tale of a teenager's first encounter of racism after moving to a new town, this short story was written by a 10th grade student as part of a high school project.
Witch Ball
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 45,480. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Witch Ball asks us to be careful who we deify, and who we vilify.
Phat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,830. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Categories: Screenplays » Comedy
A mountain of a Mississippi man plows forth for the gravity-challenged in a new America where obesity is outlawed.
Losing Effie and Other Mississippi Stories, 1964 - 1968
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,540. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Losing Effie and other Mississippi Stories, 1964-1968 includes eight short stories set in a time when dreams were big, evenings were magical and friends were forever. Written by a native of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
"Dear Darling Loulie"
Series: Genealogy, Book 2 ยท Continuing Education, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The letters of Cordelia Lewis Scales depict the life and general morale of the civilian population in Mississippi before, during and after the War between the States. Special attention is paid to research into the life and service of Dabney Minor Scales, who served as a second lieutenant on the Shenandoah, the most important and famous ship of the Confederate Navy.
Little Berry Cooley
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 104,370. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This book deals with the life of Little Berry Cooley from the death of his first wife Milly Ann Arrington, in Mississippi through his second marriage to Lovenia Arrington, Milly’s niece, and their lives in Texas and Louisiana until his death in 1903. It also deals with maternal research of my Cooley family.
Shaking the Tree
Price: Free! Words: 61,700. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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Shaking the Tree is the comical, yet dramatic coming-of-age tale of a young boy, Nicholas Havens, who makes a life-long friend in a straight-talking African American laborer named Sooter, while growing up in the hard life of a rural farming community.