Booksmith Timeless Classics

The Muscle Shoals Legacy of FAME Blake Ells

THE MUSCLE SHOALS LEGACY OF FAME is the amazing story of the studio that recorded many of the greatest stars of all time. The book gives an insight into this world that few have ever had.

 

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Within Arm's Length Dan Emmett

WITHIN ARM'S LENGTH: A SECRET SERVICE AGENT'S DEFINITIVE INSIDE ACCOUNT OF PROTECTING THE PRESIDENT  provides the reader with never-before-discussed topics such as the complicated relationships between the presidents, the first ladies and their agents. Dan Emmett provide worldwide protection within arm's length for...

The Whole Town's Talking Fannie Flagg

THE WHOLE TOWN'S TALKING follows neighbors and descendants of the founders of a small town as they live, love, die and carry on in manners and ways unseen and heard before. This wonderful feel-good story is about a community that never dies.

 

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Purity Jonathan Franzen

PURITY is a grand story of youthful idealism, extreme fidelity and murder. The book follows a quixotic young woman from California to South America to Germany to unlock the secrets of who she really is. 

 

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A Good American Alex George

A GOOD AMERICAN remains a store favorite. This poignant, funny and heartbreaking tale follows a German immigrant's family from their arrival in America, through two generations. Along the way, we meet some of the most interesting characters in literature including a teen-age giant, a gumbo-cooking jazz musician, a...

Crimson Nation: The Shaping of the South's Most Dominant Football Team Eli Gold

CRIMSON NATION: THE SHAPING OF THE SOUTH'S MOST DOMINANT FOOTBALL TEAM is updated to the 2016 season and includes earlier stories and statistics from the beginnings of the game at Alabama.

 

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Wherever There Is Light Peter Golden

WHEREVER THERE IS LIGHT is based on the true story of traditionally African-American colleges rescuing Jewish German professors and bringing them to the United States to teach. One such fictionalized case is presented with the faculty member's son falling in love with the university president's daughter. During those...

Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf

MOST BLESSED OF THE PATRIARCHS: THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE EMPIRE OF THE IMAGINATION is a character study by a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and her co author who is America's leading Jefferson scholar. The book follows Jefferson from birth to death and not only gives a true picture of the man, but dispels many of the...

Turtles All the Way Down John Green

TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN finds two young girls doing detective work looking for a one hundred thousand dollar reward posted by a fugitive billionaire. The duet's leader is trying to be a good daughter, friend and student as the trail follows the billionaire's son.

    

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Forrest Gump - Commemorative Edition Winston Groom

FORREST GUMP is the farcial adventure of the best known bumbling  fictive Alabama character and the biggest grossing movie of all time.

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Winston Groom on the title page in Birmingham at our launch of this edition. Hardbacks of this classic have been...