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Based upon the family history of John Walworth and author Louise Wilbourn Collier, Pilgrimage: A Tale of Old Natchez is the bittersweet saga of the family’s struggle to survive the devastation of War and—even more difficult—the subsequent cultural and social changes that followed. Tracing the years from 1830 to 1930, this is a generational tale that relates not only the effect the Civil War had upon this family but also upon the historic town of Natchez and its surroundings.
As Christmas Eve settles on the quiet trailer park, everything is as still as a rabbit caught in headlights. That is, until the Christmas Redneck appears on the scene.
A cast of city residents—animals and humans—all join together to take part in the cool cat blues!
With an artist’s eye and an unwavering attention to detail, Lucile Parker meticulously examined several specimens of each flower in order to capture its vivacity in her magnificent watercolor paintings. In this way, Mrs. Parker was able to convey the essence of the fragile, delicate Birds-Foot Violet and the robust, color-splashed Indian Pink-even to those who have never seen the flowers themselves.
Arm yourself with the best defense to avoid being called a Yankee—The Southerner’s Instruction Book. It’s a simple approach to living life the way it’s meant to be below the Mason-Dixon line. Inside are more than 300 quips, aphorisms, and pieces of advice that will help anyone fine tune his Southernness. Some are peppered with a little tongue-in-cheek spice, while others are as genuine as a hound dog’s love for its master. Paperback.
Upon hearing the word “steamboat,” many people conjure up images of Mark Twain riding down the Mighty Mississippi dreaming up adventures for Tom, Huck, and Jim. Such adventures capture the imaginations of children everywhere. Steamboats on the River Coloring Book will appeal to this sense of adventure in children, while also appealing to their artistic side as a coloring book full of detailed illustrations.
From Moon Pies to magnolias and kudzu to catfish, ten diapered dynamos get into all kinds of down-home trouble. Children will love counting down, then up again, to the babies’ adventures, while adults will hoot at the hilarious rhymes. David Davis’s rhyming text captures the cadence and humor of the Southern vernacular, just as Sue Marshall Ward’s colorful illustrations conjure the rural sights of that region. Hardcover.
The day before Hurricane Katrina’s thirty-five-foot-tall tidal surge wiped away three hundred years of the Gulf Coast’s history, including numerous antebellum and other historic structures, Jim Fraiser and Rick Guy were still photographing the Mississippi Gulf Coast to document and preserve her history, culture, and architecture.
At the ballot box and in the halls of Jackson’s capitol building, Vicksburg voiced her opposition to secession and to the Civil War. But when the threat of Union attack was evident, Vicksburg ungrudgingly gave her support, in both materials and manpower, to the Confederacy. Hardcover.
The name of this wonderful place is Bayou Town, and it is the home of the Boudreaux family. They are some of the nicest people in the world. Mr. Boudreaux, his wife Miss Marie, and their son Toby love to welcome visitors to Bayou Town.
With an artist’s eye and an unwavering attention to detail, Lucile Parker meticulously examined several specimens of each flower in order to capture its vivacity in her magnificent watercolor paintings. In this way, Mrs. Parker was able to convey the essence of the fragile, delicate Birds-Foot Violet and the robust, color-splashed Indian Pink—even to those who have never seen the flowers themselves.
Ideal for sending a thoughtful message to family and friends, these postcards are reminiscent of the simple charm of the warm Southern countryside. The book includes thirty postcards in color, complete with the common and scientific names of the flowers on the back.
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