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South toward home

Margaret Eby

South toward home

travels in Southern literature

by Margaret Eby

  • 48 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • Homes and haunts,
  • In literature,
  • Intellectual life,
  • History and criticism,
  • American literature,
  • American Authors

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementMargaret Eby
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS261 .E39 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240 pages
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27187947M
    ISBN 100393241114
    ISBN 109780393241112
    LC Control Number2015013986
    OCLC/WorldCa902661125

    “Well-informed and lively This young author is unafraid to hunt big game.”—Howell Raines, New York Times, South Toward Home, Travels in Southern Literature, Margaret Eby, South Toward Home is a wry and humorous audiobook about life and culture in the American South. In thinking about her native land, Julia Reed quotes another Southern writer, Willie Morris, who said, "It's .

      The official motto of the school is “festina lente,” which translates as “make haste slowly.” In South Toward Home, Julia Reed embodies this motto by inviting readers into a collection of short .   Margaret Eby explores the hometowns and stomping grounds of 10 Southern authors in her literary travelogue, South Toward Home. What made you decide to write this book? The idea for this book .

    A Mississippi native returns to the South to revel in the “typically jarring contradictions” of Dixie. Book to Screen In the News Video Interviews Fully Booked Podcast. Kirkus Prize. Winners & Finalists. . South Toward Home (Hardcover) Travels in Southern Literature. By Margaret Eby. W. W. Norton & Company, , pp. Publication Date: September 8, Other Editions of This Title.


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Garden & Gun contributing editor Reed (Julia Reed's South: Spirited Entertaining and High-Style Fun All Year Long,etc.) logged time in newsrooms up North, but she found it necessary, in time, to get herself back home. These juxtapositions are, for Julia, the soul of the South, and in her warmhearted and funny new book, South Toward Home, she chronicles her adventures through the highs and the.

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Inhe went south toward home -- Mississippi -- where he was received as a convalescing totem of literary integrity. He made a late and happy marriage, wrote and taught. South Towards Home, with a foreword by Jon Meacham, is Julia Reed’s valentine to the place she loves best.

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