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ISBN:0971897417
Author: Jim Dees,Dick Waterman,Willie Morris
ISBN13: 978-0971897410
Title: They Write Among Us: New Stories and Essays from the Best of Oxford Writers
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Language: English
Category: History and Criticism
Publisher: Jefferson Press (September 1, 2003)
Pages: 220

They Write Among Us: New Stories and Essays from the Best of Oxford Writers by Jim Dees,Dick Waterman,Willie Morris



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The diverse and accomplished literary community rooted in Oxford, Mississippi, is celebrated in this collection. Featured is ed work from some of the most respected names in contemporary literature, including Barry Hannah, Larry Brown, William Gay, Tom Franklin, Mark Richard, and Ace Atkins. delve into short fiction. Food writer John T. Edge is included, Dick Waterman debuts his photo essay on . King, and a remarkable redneck haiku is included for good measure. The varied and unexpected pieces in this collection provide a clear snapshot of the robust state of Southern writing. Users who liked this book, also liked. The Best American Essays of the Century (English).

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In 1997, Jim Dees was a cub reporter for the Oxford Eagle, learning the intricacies of handling breaking news, obit craftsmanship, and the post-deadline drink. Only Jim Dees could take a small-town controversy and turn it into the backbone of such a terrific book. This is the kind of inspired eye for detail and recognition for the absurd that Robert Altman would have loved. A truly unique reflection on a storied Southern town at a turning point. I’m so glad Dees was there to document it all and write this funny and insightful true story.

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The greatest American writers are some of the tops in their fields, producing some of the best novels, essays, films, short stories, stage plays, and poems of all time. While many have stood the test of time and are firmly represented in the literary canon, it remains to be seen whether more contemporary American authors of the 21st Century will be remembered in decades to come. Prices & inventory are accurate as of publish date.

"The diverse and accomplished literary community rooted in Oxford, Mississippi, is celebrated in this collection. Featured is never-before-published work from some of the most respected names in contemporary literature, including Barry Hannah, Larry Brown, William Gay, Tom Franklin, Mark Richard, and Ace Atkins. Several of the contributors step outside their “comfort zones,” and make forays into new genres in these pieces: Larry Brown, best known for his fiction, ventures into memoir with an account of his marine boot camp days at Parris Island; short story author George Singleton provides a nonfiction account of his most recent book tour; and editor Lisa Howorth and screenwriter Anne Rapp delve into short fiction. Food writer John T. Edge is included, Dick Waterman debuts his photo essay on B.B. King, and a remarkable redneck haiku is included for good measure. The varied and unexpected pieces in this collection provide a clear snapshot of the robust state of Southern writing."