Alabama Writers

From the Backbooth at Chappy's: Stories of the South: Football, Politics, Religion, and More David Housel

FROM THE BACKBOOTH AT CHAPPY'S: STORIES OF THE SOUTH, FOOTBALL, POLITICS, RELIGION AND MORE is true to its title. These warm and wonderful stories are told by one of the great sportswriters of the last couple of generations. The listed subjects are covered, as well as so many more - in a manner we wish all stories were...

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.

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Ravi Howard  on the title page at the store It is a new, unread first...

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

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Robert Inman on the title page at the store.  It is a new, unread first edition opened only for...

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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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...