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Life on the Mississippi
Life on the Mississippi

Review: I have never found so many ideas explored in a book before. This book meanders like the river it celebrates, touching on everything from geography to personal narrative. It has wit and wisdom, tall tales and beautiful truths, stinging social commentary mixed with honest wonder at the changing times. All told in a voice as American as apple pie. I truly think Samuel Clemens cannot be rated highly enough in his capabilities as an observer, reporter, and bulls***ter. (I mean this in the most loving... Read more

The Savannah Walking Tour & Guidebook
The Savannah Walking Tour & Guidebook

Review: We used this walking tour guide for our self guided tour of the squares for our group (about 15 people). It was helpful orienting everyone to the city, as well as provided us with simple, useful information about what we were seeing. Read more

Lost and Found in the Mississippi Delta - Dispatches from Pluto
Lost and Found in the Mississippi Delta - Dispatches from Pluto

Review: Not for me. Creeps me out reading about all the guns, animal and bird killing and the plateau African Americans reach socially in the south. I did appreciate the author's humor and can see how many liked the book. Read more

Under Magnolia: A Southern Memoir
Under Magnolia: A Southern Memoir

Review: Those of us who've been captivated by Frances Mayes and her take on the world have been given a real gift. And if you're a Southerner, expect alarm-bells in your memory. I was counting the days til Under Magnolia was delivered to my Kindle, and I wasn't disappointed...just wish it was longer! Ms Mayes, if you read this, More Please. Read more

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