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Kathleen Wickham with WE BELIEVED WE WERE IMMORTAL

On the 55th anniversary of the 1962 crisis at Ole Miss, author Kathleen Wickham traces the footsteps of twelve American journalists and examines the unsolved murder of Paul Guihard, a French reporter, the only journalist killed during the civil rights movement.

In We Believed We Were Immortal: Twelve Reporters Who Covered the 1962 Integration Crisis at Ole Miss, Wickham details the challenges faced by these journalists and how they managed to overcome beatings, snipers, and a rogue governor to file the reports which are included here.

A.G. Harmon with SOME BORE GIFTS

A.G. Harmon’s Some Bore Gifts is an eclectic collection of stories spanning the traditional to the satirical, with a kaleidoscope of viewpoints and characters that includes tree cutters, department store pianists, museum guides, physicians, florists, actresses, bank managers, junk salesmen, personal trainers, and English professors.

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$19.95
ISBN: 9781927409978
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Published: Word Galaxy - July 2nd, 2017

Rose McLarney with ITS DAY BEING GONE

Rose McLarney has won acclaim for image-rich poems that explore her native southern Appalachia and those who love and live and lose on it. Her second collection, Its Day Being Gone, broadens these investigations in poems that examine the shape-shifting quality of memory, as seen in folktales that have traveled across oceans and through centuries, and in how we form recollections of our own lives.

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$20.00
ISBN: 9780143126577
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Published: Penguin Books - May 27th, 2014

Scott McClanahan with THE SARAH BOOK

The Sarah Book is Scott McClanahan's semi-autobiographical novel about love and loss in contemporary West Virginia. The Sarah Book is as humorous as it is sad, as tragic as it is hopeful, and as redeeming as it is damned. Through McClanahan's unique Appalachian vision, we watch a young couple fall in love, begin their life together and then fall apart as the marriage breaks down.

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$16.95
ISBN: 9780988518391
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Published: Tyrant Books - July 11th, 2017

Darden North with FIVE MANNERS OF DEATH

After a construction worker unearths a human skull on the campus of the University of Mississippi dating to the 1960s, an older woman’s desperate attempt to erase history counts down the five ways to die in the thriller The Five Manners of Death. The woman is the niece of Dr. Diana Bratton, a surgeon surrounded by bodies after the discovery of her Aunt Phoebe’s 50-year-old note detailing the manners of death.

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$32.99
ISBN: 9780998395999
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Published: Wordcrafts, LLC - June 15th, 2017

Jeff McManus with GROWING WEEDERS INTO LEADERS

It's by no accident that the University of Mississippi ranks among the most beautiful college campuses nationwide. Led by Jeff McManus, the University's landscape team follows McManus's approach of individual growth and empowerment within each member of the team. 

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$16.95
ISBN: 9781683503309
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Published: Morgan James Publishing - September 5th, 2017

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