Item description for Growing Up in Mississippi by Judy H. Tucker, Charline R. McCord & Richard Ford...
Overview A collection of essays spanning more than five decades shares the experiences and impressions of childhood in the South's most storied state from a multi-faceted group of distinguished individuals, including Jimmy Buffett, Lorian Hemingway, B. B. King, Jerry Rice, Sela Ward, Jim Weatherly, and many others.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25" Weight: 1.1 lbs.
Publisher University Press of Mississippi
ISBN 193411071X ISBN13 9781934110713
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More About Judy H. Tucker, Charline R. McCord & Richard Ford
The author of five novels and two collections of stories, Richard Ford was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award for Independence Day, the first book to win both prizes. In 2001, he received the PEN/Malamud Award for excellence in short fiction. Ford is the author of the Bascombe novels, which include The Sportswriter and its sequels, Independence Day and The Lay of the Land. He lives in Boothbay, Maine.
Richard Ford currently resides in New Orleans, in the state of Louisiana. Richard Ford was born in 1944.
Reviews - What do customers think about Growing Up in Mississippi?
Some Growing up in Mississippi Jun 27, 2008
The cover on this book is beautiful and that is why I bought it. It certainly should increase sales. Most of the articles are, obviously, by people who grew up in Mississippi although the editors have stretched this point a bit to include some well known names and a diversity of backgrounds. Many of those included no longer live in the state, and what they have to say about growing up in Mississippi leaves much to be desired. And yes, I did grow up in Mississippi and no longer live in the state (which I regret) and I wasn't asked for MY story, but that is beside the point. It would have been nice to include more people who actually are now real Mississippians.