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Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Lee Smith
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-04 - Publisher: Algonquin Books

ÒA memoir that shines with a bright spirit, a generousÊheart and an entertaining knack for celebrating absurdity.ÓÑThe New York Times Book Review ÒThis is Smith at her finest.ÓÑLibrary Journal, starred review Set deep in the mountains of Virginia, the Grundy of Lee SmithÕs youth was a place of coal miners,
Southern Writers on Writing
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Susan Cushman
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-16 - Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

Contributions by Julie Cantrell, Katherine Clark, Susan Cushman, Jim Dees, Clyde Edgerton, W. Ralph Eubanks, John M. Floyd, Joe Formichella, Patti Callahan Henry, Jennifer Horne, Ravi Howard, Suzanne Hudson, River Jordan, Harrison Scott Key, Cassandra King, Alan Lightman, Sonja Livingston, Corey Mesler, Niles Reddick, Wendy Reed, Nicole Seitz, Lee Smith,
Constructing the Self
Language: en
Pages: 370
Authors: Carmen Rueda-Ramos, Susana Jiménez Placer
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-15 - Publisher: Universitat de València

This volume aims to show how southerners have faced their post and constructed a self. The essays in this volume explore the different personal narratives and strategies southern authors have employed to channel the autobiographical impulse and give artistic expression to their anxieties, traumas and revelations, as well as their
Lee Smith
Language: en
Pages: 202
Authors: Mary Ellen Snodgrass
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-28 - Publisher: McFarland

“Gives users insight into the major events in Lee’s life and how they shaped her work…provides its target audience with the tools necessary for approaching and understanding this important American author…recommended”—ARBA “Excellent series of Literary Companions”—Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine This literary companion surveys the works of Lee Smith, a Southern
Tommy Thompson
Language: en
Pages: 247
Authors: Lewis M. Stern
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-28 - Publisher: McFarland

Tommy Thompson arrived in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, in 1963, smitten by folk and traditional Appalachian music. In 1972, he teamed with Bill Hicks and Jim Watson to form the nontraditional string band the Red Clay Ramblers. Mike Craver joined in 1973, and Jack Herrick in 1976. Over time, musicians