Tales from the Suwannee River Country

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iUniverse, Dec 19, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 142 pages
Tales of the Suwannee River Country, a collection of twenty-six stories and essays, traces the personal journey of Emily B. Curtis, who grew up in North Florida during the Great Depression. As a shy young writer and pianist, Emily led a life of poetry and music and later became a teacher. Her father, a local attorney, defended the victims of shootings in the region, which introduced Emily to the world's evils, and ultimately taught her powerful lessons about life.

From stories about small town American life in the South, to regional history and fiction, Tales of the Suwannee River Country will take you back in time to when the world was simpler and more secure.

 

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Contents

II History
57
III Music
81
IV Fiction
95
V Final Thoughts
123
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About the author (2002)

Emily B. Curtis grew up in North Florida, graduated with a B.A. in Education from Florida State College for Women, and did graduate work at the University of Tennessee. She was active in her church, playing piano from an early age, and later became a teacher at Suwannee High School. She currently writes and lives in Richmond, Virginia, with her husband. This is her first book.

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