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HOMEWOOD celebrates the unique and wonderful city that is home to The Alabama Booksmith. Using a wide array of photographs, both new and old, as well as meticulously researched text, Martha Wurtele and Jake Collins have put the spotlight on the people and places (including The Alabama Booksmith) that have made this one of the South's favorite destinations. Immodestly, this is the perfect gift for anyone who has ever lived, shopped or gone to school in Homewood, Alabama. 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 on the title page by Martha Wurtele and Jake Collins at the store. It is a new, unread limited edition, opened only for signing. Published in November, 2015 by Arcadia Publishers, and exclusively bound in hardback for The Alabama Booksmith.


MARTHA WURETLE AND JAKE COLLINS (pictured below from our Wall of Fame) formed a dynamite team to produce this book. Martha, a lifelong Homewood native, began collecting photographs and conducting interviews in 1983 as president of the Friends of the Homewood Library and Jake incorporated the history of Homewood into his curriculum while teaching at Homewood Middle School. Thank you Martha Wurtele and Jake Collins for signing our books.

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