Alabama Writers

When Winning was Everything: Alabama Football Players in World War II Delbert Reed

WHEN WINNING WAS EVERYTHING is a collection of the many stories of the Alabama Crimson Tide football players who served during World War II, including six players who joined up at halftime during a game and even the late, great Paul "Bear" Bryant. 

 

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All of Us Fought the War: The University of Alabama and Its Men and Women in World War II Delbert Reed

ALL OF US FOUGHT THE WAR relates the stories and sacrifices of some of the nearly 10,000 men and women with ties to the University of Alabama who served in the United States military during World War II. Some 350 of them died during the war, and many more were wounded or were detained in prisoner of war camps as well...

Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss Margaret Renkl

LATE MIGRATIONS is a series of deep and thoughtful essays about Margaret Renkl's childhood growing...

Above the Treetops Jack Sacco

ABOVE THE TREETOPS: THE TRUE STORY OF WILLIAM FAULKNER AND BOBBY LITTLE, THE SON HE NEVER HAD is a never-before-told first-hand story of William Faulkner's kindness to a young boy. That boy is now a Mississippi octogenarian who is sharing his high-flying adventures with William Faulkner, one of the world's most famous...

The Redstone Club Centennial History Carolyn Green Satterfield

THE REDSTONE CLUB CENTENNIAL HISTORY chronicles the life of Birmingham's prestigious private organization from its founding in 1908 through its one-hundredth year in 2008. Included are photographs of the club's important events as well as early leaders and members.

 

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The Cat Man of Aleppo Karim Shamsi-Basha

THE CAT MAN OF ALEPPO is the inspiring and true story of Mohammad Alaa Aljaleel, a courageous man who sheltered and cared for the cats left behind in the rubble of Aleppo during the Syrian Civil War. Originally, Alaa stayed in his beloved ancient city to drive an ambulance and care for the sick and wounded, but one day...

No Place Like Home: An Architectural Study of Auburn, Alabama - The First 150 Years Emily Sparrow

NO PLACE LIKE HOME examines the beautiful structures that make up the architectural history of Auburn, from the historical churches, the old businesses and homes, and of course the mighty buildings that make up Auburn's campus. Anchored by a strong sense of place, No Place Like Home will inspire readers to a...

The Case of the Time-Capsule Bandit Octavia Spencer

RANDI RHODES NINJA DETECTIVE: THE CASE OF THE TIME-CAPSULE BANDIT is the first in a planned series featuring twelve-year-old Randi Rhodes and her best friend, D.C., as they set out to solve the case of the missing Time Capsule.

 

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Mattie C.'s Boy: The Shelley Stewart Story Shelly Stewart

MATTIE C.'S BOY: THE SHELLEY STEWART STORY is the most remarkable Rags-to-Riches biography in the store. Shelley Stewart created one of America's leading marketing firms with clients like Honda, Verizon, The NBA AMEX Card and on and on. However, as a young African-American boy in the South in the 1940s...

Twice a Spy Keith Thomson

TWICE A SPY follows a former CIA agent who is losing his marbles and wangles his son into the operation to lend a hand. Clever stuff by an author who has obviously thoroughly researched the CIA.

 

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