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A Bubba on Polecat Bay
A Bubba on Polecat Bay Price: $19.95
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Duck hunting, deer hunting, turkey hunting, or fishing, if any of these endeavors are going on there probably a Bubba involved. South Alabama has always been a haven for Bubba types. They all have one thing in common: given the opportunity they will do some dumb stuff while pursuing their sport. Included in these pages are stories about a few of these Bubbas, both the Causeway variety like the ones on Polecat Bay, and their hillbilly counterparts from upstate a ways. The stories are all true...

A-Train Memoirs of a Tuskegee Airman
A-Train Memoirs of a Tuskegee Airman Price: $24.95
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-Train is the story of one of the black Americans who, during World War II, graduated from Tuskegee (AL) Flying School and served as a pilot in the Army Air Corps’ 99th Pursuit Squadron. Charles W. Dryden presents a fast-paced, balanced, and personal account of what it was like to prepare for a career traditionally closed to African Americans, how he coped with the frustrations and dangers of combat, and how he, along with many fellow black pilots, navigators, bombardiers, and crewmen, emerged...

Alabama Barbecue: Delicious Road Trips
Alabama Barbecue: Delicious Road Trips Price: $20.00
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No state in America has a higher percentage of restaurants seving barbecue than Alabama, according to a recent survey. More than 300 Alabama restaurants serve the savory smoked meat. That's enough to make a pig-pilgramage every weekend for a half decade without visiting the same one twice!These are the dining spots that you can smell before you see them: sweet hardwood smoke wafting across the landscape, drawing diners off the highway at places they never intended to stop.The best ones are...

Cora Jean
Cora Jean Price: $21.95
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Lawrence Moore Item #: 8956 -

Cora Jean is the story of a young girl from the American South, the daughter of a prostitute who is sold for forty dollars and five sacks of sweet potatoes. From a brutal upbringing and tumultuous life growing up in the 1960s to modern day, Cora Jean's simple heart and strength of character shine through in a story of love, loss and ultimate grace that speaks volumes to us all.

Dead Towns of Alabama
Dead Towns of Alabama Price: $19.95
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Dead Towns of Alabama is not merely a series of obituaries for dead towns. Instead, it brings back to life 83 Indian towns, 77 fort sites, and 112 colonial, territorial, and state towns. W. Stuart Harris conjures up a wealth of fascinating images from Alabama's rich and colorful past--images of life as the Indians lived it, of colonial life in the wilderness, of Spanish explorers and French exiles, of danger and romance, of riverboats and railroads, of plantations and gold mines, of...

Eden Rise
Eden Rise Price: $27.95
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In Eden Rise Tom McKee, a white college freshman, returns to his home in the Alabama Black Belt in the summer of 1965 and becomes embroiled in a civil-rights conflict that divides his family, his town, and his own identity. His wealthy and powerful family is not prepared for the shocks that have followed the racial quake of the Selma March a few months earlier. Tom’s black college friend accompanies him home and gets caught in racial violence. Coming to his friend’s defense, Tom earns the...

Fear Not the Fall
Fear Not the Fall Price: $13.95
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In three dozen poems and a two-act play, MacArthur Fellow Billie Jean Young honors the tradition of struggle, resistance, and survival common to generations of women descended from African slaves. The tradition she dramatizes in her acclaimed portrayal of Fannie Lou Hamer (here for the first time in book form)-the tradition of making a way out of no way-is the same tradition she celebrates in remembering her mother's "rub-board hands." Her poetry also reveals the deeply painful, often hidden...

Ghost Hollow
Ghost Hollow Price: $15.00
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Ghost Hollow is the story of Adam Still, a man forced, if somewhat happily, into a fugitive life. It is saga on a whim, an excuse to waste time daydreaming about camping and being outdoors, hunting and fishing and getting by on one’s wits alone……and maybe a little luck. What would a man do, what could a man do, if he had to? Join Adam on a frolicking escape through the wilds of south Alabama and beyond, as this outdoor-loving outlaw journeys towards freedom. Bob Williams, alias "Dr. Bob" is a...

Happy Healthy Family Tracking the Outdoors In
Happy Healthy Family Tracking the Outdoors In Price: $24.95
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For many, preparing wild game seems to be a daunting task. In her book, not only does Stacy give the information needed to melt away any intimidation of cooking from the wild, but she also gives the techniques to simplify the process of making succulent, excellent meals. Her tried and true recipes come from a heart to love her family through cooking extraordinarily delicious food gathered from the garden, and hunted and fished from the wild. Stacy Harris was born and raised in the black belt...

Historic Alabama Courthouses alabama history, history book, alabama courthouses
Historic Alabama Courthouses Price: $25.95
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Alabama’s oldest courthouses have witnessed a panorama of history. Historic Alabama Courthouses resurrects historical facts and images of buildings that were the centers of much of the state’s public life during its first century. Photographs of more than 120 buildings, the earliest that the author could find for each structure, are gathered in this significant volume along with historical, architectural, social, legal, and political accounts of their contributions to the landscape of...

Historic Plantations of Alabamas Black Belt
Historic Plantations of Alabama's Black Belt Price: $19.99
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Once the center of agricultural prosperity in Alabama, the rich soil of the Black Belt still features beautiful homes that stand as a testimony to the region's proud heritage. Join author Jennifer Hale as she explores the history of seventeen of the finest plantation homes in Alabama's Black Belt. This book chronicles the original owners and slaves of the homes, and traces their descendants who continued to call these plantations home throughout the past two centuries. Discover why the...

I dont Want to Be Rich, Just Able
I don't Want to Be Rich, Just Able Price: $20.00
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In this intimate collection of poems, an African American writer and mother looks with compelling honesty at love, faith, family, and what it means to be a woman and an African American. Writing sometimes with an almost childlike awe of the world around her, Carol Prejean Zippert has created a work of unusual depth, balance, and beauty.Some of the poems are written in a musical patois that reflects the author’s early life in the Louisiana bayou country. Others draw on the civil rights...