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6 edition of Even Mississippi found in the catalog.

Even Mississippi

by Melany Neilson

  • 265 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by University of Alabama Press in Tuscaloosa .
Written in

    Places:
  • Mississippi
    • Subjects:
    • Neilson, Melany, 1958-,
    • Clark, Robert George, 1929-,
    • African Americans -- Mississippi -- Politics and government.,
    • Mississippi -- Race relations.,
    • Mississippi -- Politics and government -- 1951-

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMelany Neilson ; foreword by Jack Bass.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE185.93.M6 N35 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 199 p. :
      Number of Pages199
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2055693M
      ISBN 100817304401
      LC Control Number88034001

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One Mississippi makes me chuckle from the clever title all the way to the end, which is gut-wrenchingly believable. Mark Childress is a fine writer and his southern roots show him to be a keen observer with a sharp ear for dialogue among the very young and for true southern portrayals.4/4().

Even Mississippi is a well-crafted and engaging account that is not only good reading but also a penetrating commentary on several social, political, and historical themes.

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