Southern Authors

All the Single Ladies Dorothea Benton Frank

ALL THE SINGLE LADIES finds a dedicated nurse with a terrific sense of humor, attempting to cope with a daughter who is listening more to her flew-the-coop father, than her solid mother who raised her alone. 

 

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All Summer Long Dorothea Benton Frank

ALL SUMMER LONG follows a polar-opposite couple as they prepare to move from New York to Charleston. When they travel with their ultra-rich friends, they ask the age-old question, "Can money buy happiness?" Read before you answer.

 

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Varina Charles Frazier

VARINA brings Charles Frazier's readers back to the devastation of Cold Mountain, but with a meticulously researched and beautifully written inside look at the wife of Jefferson Davis, and how she was forced to cope with a life she never imaged after meeting the wealthy planter as a teenager.

 

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Cold Mountain Charles Frazier

COLD MOUNTAIN tells the story of a soldier returning to his sweetheart after the Civil War. His journey back through desolate landscape and their struggles at reunion are told in such an eloquent manner to have won the National Book Award and become one of the most acclaimed debut novels of our time.

 

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Rural Studio at Twenty: Designing and Building in Hale County, Alabama Andrew Freear

RURAL STUDIO AT TWENTY is a retrospective look at the first two decades of the Rural Studio at...

The Lost Country William Gay

THE LOST COUNTRY might very well be the most anticipated Southern Gothic novel ever published. The astonishing delivery of the manuscript, ten years after the advance was paid and six years after the author's death, presents a mystery unto itself. The haunting prose of this dark road trip grips the reader with multiple...

Blood, Bone, and Marrow: A Biography of Harry Crews Ted Geltner

BLOOD, BONE, AND MARROW: A BIOGRAPHY OF HARRY CREWS gives a true look at the outlaw writer whose personal life rivaled that of his darkest characters.

 

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Acts of God Ellen Gilchrist

ACTS OF GOD is Ellen Gilchrist's finest collection of salty stories of tragedy and good. These characters run the gamut from fighters to believers to survivors.    

 

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Camino Winds John Grisham

CAMINO WINDS follows Bruce Cable, a bookstore owner investigating the death of his friend, an author of thriller novels, who on first glance appears to be the victim of a violent hurricane that swept through their small Florida town, but as Bruce examines the facts and digs for more, he finds the truth may be more...

The Guardians John Grisham

THE GUARDIANS finds Quincy Miller, a man found guilty of murdering his former lawyer, spending his life in prison and claiming his innocence. After twenty-two years, he finally reaches Cullen Post, a young lawyer and Episcopal minister willing to help try to prove his innocence. However, Cullen finds himself in the...