The Resource Freedom fighters and hell raisers : a gallery of memorable southerners, Hal Crowther, (ebook)

Freedom fighters and hell raisers : a gallery of memorable southerners, Hal Crowther, (ebook)

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Freedom fighters and hell raisers : a gallery of memorable southerners
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Freedom fighters and hell raisers
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a gallery of memorable southerners
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Hal Crowther
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eng
Summary
"I don't have any children, so I've decided to claim all the future freedom-fighters and hell-raisers as my kin," wrote journalist Molly Ivins. Ivins is one of the biggest hell-raisers profiled in this collection of essays by Hal Crowther, but there is plenty hell-raising and freedom-fighting to go around. Crowther is a writer whose own career is marked by sharp political and social commentary in the pages of national and regional outlets, from Time to the Atlanta Constitution to The Oxford American. In this collection, he turns his attention to best and the brightest of the recently departed generation in the South. These essays commemorate the passing of iconic Southern figures such as John Hope Franklin, Doc Watson, Judy Bonds, and James Dickey. Crowther has known most of the folks he profiles and has lived in their particular landscape for decades; he has some stories to tell, and he does so with a particular appreciation for his subjects' accomplishments, their surroundings, and even, in the case of politicos Jesse Helms and George Wallace, their particular brand of notoriousness. Novelist and commentator Silas House, author of Southernmost and A Parchment of Leaves, introduces the collection
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Midwest
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Crowther, Hal
Dewey number
975
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non fiction
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  • Southern States
  • Southern States
  • Southern States
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Freedom fighters and hell raisers : a gallery of memorable southerners, Hal Crowther, (ebook)
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9780932112996
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MWT12240765
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Freedom fighters and hell raisers : a gallery of memorable southerners, Hal Crowther, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780932112996
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12240765
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12240765
System control number
MWT12240765
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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