Womenfolks: Growing Up Down South

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Ticknor & Fields, 1983 - History - 210 pages
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A blend of personal memoir and meditation on family myth and tradition, this book is both an examination of mothers and daughters and a tribute to the gritty, independent women who were the South's true heroines.

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Not quite a memoir and not quite a sociological study, this account of growing up Southern and female is both interesting and highly readable. For those of us who grew up in the rural South and chose to live our adult lives elsewhere, it's particularly insightful. Read full review

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One Daughters of Time i
1
Two Good Country People
19
Three Drowned Women
45
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