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Womenfolks: Growing Up Down South

Abbott, Shirley

ISBN 10: 0395901448 / 0-395-90144-8
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Publisher: Mariner Books
Publication Date: 1998
Binding: Softcover
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In a rich blend of memoir and meditation, Abbott focuses her graceful and witty attention on mothers and daughters of the South. Theirs is a world of red dirt and backbreaking chores and roof-raising revival meeting--a far cry from the magnolias and mint juleps of Gone with the Wind.

About the Author:
Shirley Abbott is the author of Womenfolks: Growing Up Down South and The Bookmaker's Daughter: A Memory Unbound, which was a New York Times Notable Book. Born and raised in Hot Springs, Arkansas, she now lives in New York and Massachusetts.

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Book Description: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN, United States, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 210 x 142 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. In Womenfolks, Shirley Abbott combines captivating memoir and regional history in a generous tribute to the true mothers and daughters of the South, the gritty, independent women of the backwoods. Theirs is a hardscrabble world of red dirt and backbreaking chores and roof-raising revival meetings - a far cry from the magnolias and mint juleps of Gone with the Wind. As honest, vibrant, and remarkable as the women whose stories illuminate these pages, Womenfolks draws a vivid portrait of a rural culture beset by poverty and sustained by deeply rooted traditions. In a new introduction, Abbott revisits this world to discover that the uniqueness of the culture has, against all odds, endured. Bookseller Inventory # APC9780395901441

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Book Description: Mariner Books, 1998. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Womenfolks is one of those books that, although written about specific people in a specific place, captures the hearts of all who read it. A rich blend of personal memoir and meditation on family myth and tradition, it is both an illuminating examination of mothers and daughters and a vivid tribute to the gritty, independent women who were the South's true heroines. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0395901448

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