Bawdy and sometimes horrifying, hilarious on the way to being tragic, Raymond Andrews's Muskhogean County novels tell of black life in the Deep South from the end of the First World War to the beginning of the 1960s, from the days of mules and white men with bullwhips to the moment when the pendulum began to swing.
This second novel in the trilogy begins in 1906, on the day when a beautiful "acorn-brown" woman arrives in the small North Georgia community of Appalachee asking directions to "the house of the richest white man living in this heah town." Forty years, one hundred acres, four children, numerous grandchildren, and many legends later, Rosiebelle Lee is on her deathbed―and ready to reveal her secrets.
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This second novel in the trilogy, begins in 1906, on the day when a beautiful 'acorn-brown' woman arrives in the small North Georgia community of Appalachee asking directions to 'the house of the richest white man living in this heah town'.About the Author:
Raymond Andrews was born in Morgan County, Georgia, in 1934, the fourth of ten children. Leaving Georgia to join the Air Force and then study at Michigan State University, he moved to New York City in 1958 and lived between there and Europe for twenty-seven years before returning to Georgia. Andrews's novels include the Muskhogean County trilogy: "Appalachee Red," "Rosiebelle Lee Wildcat Tennessee," and "Baby Sweet's" (all Georgia).
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Book Description Dial Press, 1980. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110803783361
Book Description Dial Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0803783361 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1307760