ALL THE GOVERNOR'S MEN: A MOUNTAIN BROOK NOVEL with a foreword by Pat Conroy, is a fictional account of George Wallace's run for Governor in 1982 when he faces a young progressive. This darkly comic novel with an unspoken sexual overtone depicts the social and political landscape of Alabama that is like no other, and yet like all others. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of the best for the last several decades. We will ship it free anywhere in the United States. You may view every Booksmith Timeless Classic by clicking https://www.alabamabooksmith.com/booksmith-timeless-classics.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Katherine Clark on the title page at the launch. It is a new, unread first edition opened only for signing. Published in April, 2016 by Story River Books, an imprint of The University of South Carolina Press.
KATHERINE CLARK (pictured below from our Wall of Fame) and the Booksmith have a close relationship that began in 2001 when we hosted the launch of Milking the Moon, which was an oral memoir of our dear friend Eugene Walter. Subsequently, she has begun every tour at The Alabama Booksmith. She was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and has received many writing honors since graduating from the Altamont School in Birmingham, Harvard, and receiving her PhD in English from Emory. Thank you Katherine Clark for signing our books.
THIS VIDEO was shot at the store on July 22, 2017.