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Letters from Alabama book, letters from alabama, alabama history, history
Letters from Alabama Price: $34.95
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This new and definitive edition of Letters from Alabama offers a valuable window into pioneer Alabama and the landscape and life-forms encountered by early settlers of the state.Phillip Henry Gosse (1810-1888), a British nationalist, left home at age seventeen and travelled to Canada before making his way to Alabama in 1838. He was employed by Judge Reuben Saffold and other planters near Pleasant Hill in Dallas County as a teacher for about a dozen children of local landowners, but his...

Life Revisited (and recipes)
Life Revisited (and recipes) Price: $12.95
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Nadine J. Johnson is a longtime published author of herbal garden columns. Her stories are in the former News Herald, under the title "The Farmer's Wife," in Chickasaw, Alabama. Her later columns appear in Baldwin County newspapers: Eastern Shore Courier as well as in The Troy Progress and the Troy Messenger. She writes a column, currently, for the Alabama Farmers Coop News under the title, "The Herb Lady." Also, Nadine is a former contributor to the Montgomery Advertiser. Her herb and plant...

Lost Capitals of Alabama
Lost Capitals of Alabama Price: $19.99
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Alabama's capital has roots all over the state. It first emerged in St. Stephens in 1799, a small fort acquired from the Spanish atop a tall limestone bluff overlooking the Tombigbee River. Next came Huntsville in the Tennessee Valley, where the state constitution emerged. Cahawba was the capital to receive a visit from the Marquis de Lafayette, the last surviving general of the American Revolution. In 1826, Tuscaloosa took the reins for twenty years before the final move to Montgomery....

Pasture Art Pasture, Art, book, novella, Alabama, Black Belt
Pasture Art Price: $16.95
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Pasture Art, a collection of novellas, set in the Alabama Black Belt, a swath of dark soil that runs through the central part of the state, explores the history, culture, and spirit of the people who live there.  Author, Marlin Barton knows his Alabama Black Belt, as well or better than any writer could, writing stories that will haunt you after you put his book down. 

Pearl And Her Gees Bend Quilt Children, Gees Bend, Quilts, Adventure
Pearl And Her Gee's Bend Quilt Price: $21.50
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When Pearl schedules a playdate with her friends Sallie and Ella, they have no idea they're about to travel back in time to Gee's Bend, Alabama to discover the origin of the beautiful quilts in Grandma's house. It doesn't take long for the girls to learn Grandma's quilts are more than pretty pieces of fabric stitched together to keep them warm; the history behind the family treasures is rich and bursting with love. Pearl and her Gee's Bend Quilt is a journey through art and adventure, stitched...

Retribution
Retribution Price: $17.95
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K.T. Archer Item #: 5983 -

Lizzy Wallace Boudreaux cherishes her friendship with Kay, not just because she is a terrific gal, but also because she helped orchestrate the first meeting four years ago between Lizzy and the love of her life. But as much as Lizzy likes how good Kay’s husband, Marcus, is to her, she still cannot ignore the nagging feeling in the back of her mind that Marcus has a dark side. Lizzy has no idea she is about to discover that her intuition is spot-on.While running errands, Lizzy walks in the...

Stitchin and Pullin
Stitchin' and Pullin' Price: $8.99
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For generations, the women of Gee's Bend have made quilts to keep a family warm, as a pastime accompanied by sharing and singing, or to memorialize loved ones. Today, the same quilts hang on museum walls as modern masterpieces of color and design. Inspired by these quilts and women who made them, award-winning author Patricia C. McKissack traveled to Alabama to learn their stories and brought back this beautiful collection of lyrical, interconnected vignettes.

Tastes and Traditions of "The Judson" judson, judson cookbook,
Tastes and Traditions of "The Judson" Price: $29.95
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Tastes and Traditions of "The Judson" : Volume One- This cookbook is a collection of favorite recipes which are not necessarily original, but are treasured, used, and shared by Judson women in Judson tradition.

The Gees Bend Experience  book, gee's bend, tinnie pettway, the gee's bend experience,
The Gee's Bend Experience Price: $19.95
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Minnie and Tinnie Pettway Item #: 2636 -

Gee's Bend Experience: Poems and tidbits about life by quilter Tinnie Pettway 

The Second Head of Chocalata
The Second Head of Chocalata Price: $15.00
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Set in South Alabama The Second Head of Chocalata is a series of short stories written about a man and a boy. The author wrote a few of these short stories as the boy recalled tales the man had told him about the hunting and fishing adventures of his youth around the Mobile area. Then the author tells the boy's life as he grew up hunting, fishing, water skiing, and frog gigging in and about the rivers and marshes of the Mobile River Delta and Mobile Bay. Some of the stories are serious, some...

The Tears and Laughter of a Southern Voice Calling  Tears, Laughter, Southern, Voice, Amanda, Walker, Books, Literature
The Tears and Laughter of a Southern Voice Calling Price: $21.50
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Amanda Walker Item #: 4354 -

Amanda Walker is a longtime columnist with AL.com, the Wilcox Progressive Era in Camden, Alabama, several regional papers. Her writing explores the elusive ups and downs of everyday life. She weaves and dances along the heartstrings thread through us all. She can be quite opinionated and delightfully humorous.Her book "The Tears and Laughter of a Southern Voice Calling" is a collection of short stories, writing, and collumns based off of experiences from life growing up in the south. ...

The Woods at Barlow Bend woods at barlow bend, jodie cain smith, barlow bend, monroe county, frisco city, black belt, book
The Woods at Barlow Bend Price: $12.95
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One shot fired deep in the pine forests of her youth was all it took to change Hattie's life forever. At the age of fourteen, Hattie learns that her mother, Addie, is dead, and her father, Hubbard, stands accused of Addie's murder, along with countless other shocking betrayals. Overnight, Hattie becomes mother to her three siblings while still very much a child herself. The life she had dreamt of now seems impossible to achieve. How will Hattie break away from the father who prevents her from...