Alabama Writers

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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Back To Nature: A History of Birmingham's Ruffner Mountain Mark Kelly

BACK TO NATURE combines the deft prose of journalist Mark Kelly with the beautiful...

The Broken Road: George Wallace and a Daughter's Journey to Reconciliation Peggy Wallace Kennedy
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Moonrise Cassandra King

MOONRISE might well be considered a modern telling of the classic Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier. The Blue Ridge Mountains provide the setting for the women of a small town to resent the new wife of a popular television personality. The consensus is there was not enough mourning for their friend, the former...

The Same Sweet Girls Guide to Life: Advice from a Failed Southern Belle Cassandra King

THE SAME SWEET GIRLS GUIDE TO LIFE: ADVISE FROM A FAILED SOUTHERN BELLE was originally delivered as a commencement address at Montevallo University, the author's alma mater. It offers inspiration and advice for graduates and those who have long since received their degree. This little jewel explains Southerness.

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Eveningland Michael Knight

EVENINGLAND: STORIES is a dazzling collection of short fiction that has been hailed across America as one of the best of its genre.

 

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