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Christmas memories from Mississippi / edited by Charline R. McCord and Judy H. Tucker ; illustrated by Wyatt Waters.

Contributor(s): McCord, Charline R | Tucker, Judy H | Waters, Wyatt.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2010Description: 1 online resource (xv, 233 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781604737813; 1604737816; 1282940880; 9781282940888.Subject(s): American literature -- MississippiGenre/Form: Christmas stories, American.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Christmas memories from Mississippi.DDC classification: 810.8/09762 LOC classification: PS558.M7 | C47 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction; Christmas Memories; A Plain White Sock; "We Close at Dusk"; A Talk with Oprah Winfrey; My Christmas Carol; A Father and a Bicycle; My Mother Was Santa Claus but My Father Was an Indian; Snow in Saigon; Ded Moroz; Dusty; Herman's Present; Mississippi Ornament; Christmas Encounter; I Heard the Angels Sing; Christmas Gift; Angels Brought the Message; The Coon Hunt; What Counts; The Greatest Christmas Gift; Plenty; The Soloist; Christmas Recalled and Lessons Learned; A "Global Soul" Reflects on Christmas; The Poor Children's Christmas Party; Ode to the Fruitcake.
Summary: This beautiful book of thirty-eight essays, illustrated by Mississippi's premier watercolorist Wyatt Waters, will ring true with treasured recollections of Christmases past. Remember the Christmas it snowed on the Mississippi Coast? Glen Allison recalls that miracle. Richard Ford and Waters tell exactly what they felt when they first laid eyes on a bicycle left under the tree by Santa Claus. These Mississippians celebrate Christmas pageants, the decorating, the family dinners--even as they recognize war and loss as part of our lives and sometimes part of our holidays. Christmas Memories from M.
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Introduction; Christmas Memories; A Plain White Sock; "We Close at Dusk"; A Talk with Oprah Winfrey; My Christmas Carol; A Father and a Bicycle; My Mother Was Santa Claus but My Father Was an Indian; Snow in Saigon; Ded Moroz; Dusty; Herman's Present; Mississippi Ornament; Christmas Encounter; I Heard the Angels Sing; Christmas Gift; Angels Brought the Message; The Coon Hunt; What Counts; The Greatest Christmas Gift; Plenty; The Soloist; Christmas Recalled and Lessons Learned; A "Global Soul" Reflects on Christmas; The Poor Children's Christmas Party; Ode to the Fruitcake.

This beautiful book of thirty-eight essays, illustrated by Mississippi's premier watercolorist Wyatt Waters, will ring true with treasured recollections of Christmases past. Remember the Christmas it snowed on the Mississippi Coast? Glen Allison recalls that miracle. Richard Ford and Waters tell exactly what they felt when they first laid eyes on a bicycle left under the tree by Santa Claus. These Mississippians celebrate Christmas pageants, the decorating, the family dinners--even as they recognize war and loss as part of our lives and sometimes part of our holidays. Christmas Memories from M.

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