Coming Home: Life, Love, and All Things Southern

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Down Home Press, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 264 pages
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In this warm, amusing, delightfully entertaining -- and often moving -- collection, acclaimed novelist Robert Inman writes about the things that matter, the things that touch heart and soul.

He writes of growing up in Elba, Alabama, and of adventures with his boyhood friend "Booger" Winston. He writes, too, of life and love, home and family.

Longtime Inman fans will be pleased to hear that a whole section of this book is devoted to the Southern wit and wisdom of Delbert Earle and his great uncle Orester.

Like his novels, Coming Home is rooted in the joys and fascinations of Inman's small-town upbringing, where, as he puts it, "You get to look people in the eye day after day and learn who they are and how to get along with them".

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Coming Home: Life, Love, and All Things Southern

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Librarians should warm up their fall and winter book talks and reading lists with this entertaining collection of vignettes about the characters and events that enliven daily small-town life in the ... Read full review

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Another book for a book club, the book is okay. This is a collection of essays/short stories on life, love and all things Southern. Almost in the style of Will Rogers or Mark Twain, but not as good. A ... Read full review


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About the author (2000)

Robert Inman was the TV anchorman on the number one station in Charlotte for 25 years. He lives in Charlotte and Boone, North Carolina.

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