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White, Bailey.

Summary: A holiday collection of short fiction shares vignettes that capture the eccentric lives of the inhabitants of a small Southern town, from an efficiency expert who gets Christmas down to forty-five minutes flat, to a woman who claims John James Audubon is living in her attic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WHI

Blount, Roy.

Summary: An autobiographical account of the life of Roy Blount that discusses his childhood, his relationship with his mother, his desire to be funny, and other related topics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.54 BLO

Foxworthy, Jeff.

Summary: Brings together all three of the reference guides to redneck culture and linguistics into a single A-to-Z resource that offers new definitions for such words as "iota," "ostrich," and "sandwich."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Villard 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.5402 FOX

Foxworthy, Jeff.

Summary: In a parody of traditional pocket dictionaries, the popular comedian draws on material from his television show "Blue Collar TV" to present whimsical redneck definitions for such terms as "initiate," "masterpieces," and "handsome."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Villard 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 817.54 FOX

Summary: A treasury of contemporary Southern humor includes more than 150 stories, sketches, essays, poems, memoirs, and song lyrics from William Faulkner, Mark Twain, Zora Neal Hurston, Dave Barry, and other contributors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 817.008 ROY

Rivenbark, Celia.

Summary: In a humorous compilation of essays, the author draws on her Southern heritage to address the secrets of celebrity mothers, why children's clothes make six-year-olds look like Vegas showgirls, and other commentary on life south of the Mason-Dixon line.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 817.54 RIV

Blount, Roy.

Summary: "Hard-working humorist Roy Blount Jr. lives in the North but he's from the South, a delicious tension that has always informed and shaped his work. In this new collection, he directs his acerbic wit and finely-tuned insight toward the persistent and colorful differences between the two. His essays treat every conceivable topic on which North and South misunderstand each other, from music to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975 BLO

Roberts, Blain.

Contents: Introduction -- Making up white Southern womanhood : the democratization of the Southern lady -- Shop talk : ritual and space in the Southern black beauty parlor -- Homegrown royalty : white beauty contests in the rural South -- Thrones of their own : body and beauty contests among Southern black women -- Bodies politic : beauty and racial crisis in the civil rights era -- Conclusion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Univ of North Carolina Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 ROB

O'Brien, Stacey.

Summary: Written with the same heartwarming sentiment that made the memoir "Marley & Me" a runaway bestseller, biologist and owl expert O'Brien chronicles her rescue of an adorable, abandoned baby barn owl--and their astonishing and unprecedented 19-year life together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 598.97 OBR

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