Alabama Writers

The Stories We Tell Patti Callahan Henry

THE STORIES WE TELL gives the reader a view of a Southern power couple with a perfect life, or so it appears. However, a serious accident brings life almost to a breaking point.

 

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Carrying Albert Home Homer Hickam

CARRYING ALBERT HOME: THE SOMEWHAT TRUE STORY OF A MAN, HIS WIFE, AND HER ALLIGATOR is a fun tale based on some facts. Before the author's mother met and married Homer Hickam, Sr., her boyfriend was Hollywood song and dance man and star of The Beverly Hillbillies, Buddy Ebson. For a wedding gift, the ex...

Come Landfall: A Novel Roy Hoffman

COME LANDFALL was inspired by true events. It is a story of hurricanes, immigrants, war, loss and renewal.

 

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Driving the King Ravi Howard

DRIVING THE KING is a compelling story about legendary singer Nat King Cole, and his friend who was sent to prison for defending him after being attacked on stage in Alabama.

 

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Captain Saturday Robert Inman

CAPTAIN SATURDAY follows the fall of a local television weatherman from celebrity to rock bottom. The book blends clever humor with satire and compassion

 

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The Newspaper Boy Chervis Isom

THE NEWSPAPER BOY: COMING OF AGE IN BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA, DURING THE CIVIL RIGHTS ERA is a touching memoir of a Southern boy raised as a racist who has become a beacon in the Civil Rights struggle. This is a wonderful, warm, feel-good turnaround story that will touch all readers.

 

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Grace and Grit: My Fight for Equal Pay and Fairness at Goodyear and Beyond Lanier Isom

GRACE AND GRIT: MY FIGHT FOR EQUAL PAY AND FAIRNESS AT GOODYEAR AND BEYOND chronicles the struggle of all women in the workplace, but tells the story of one Alabama employee at Goodyear who fought all the way to the Supreme Court, and finally to the White House. The first bill signed by  President Obama was called "The...

Treeborne Caleb Johnson
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Bending Towards Justice: The Birmingham Church Bombing that Changed the Course of Civil Rights Doug Jones

BENDING TOWARDS JUSTICE is Senator Doug Jones' account of the investigation, trial, and conviction of the two surviving perpetrators of the infamous...

The Ship That Wouldn't Die: The Sage of the USS Neosho: A World War II Story of Courage and Survival at Sea Don Keith

THE SHIP THAT WOULDN'T DIE: THE SAGA OF THE USS NEOSHO - A WORLD WAR II STORY OF COURAGE AND SURVIVAL presents an amazing story of a tough ship and an even tougher crew that fought an historic battle in the Pacific and eventually helped bring victory to America. 

 

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