Mississippi Delta

Dispatches from Pluto: Lost and Found in the Mississippi Delta Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781476709642
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 13th, 2015

Winner of the Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize
Mississippi's #1 Bestseller of 2015 and 2016 (The Clarion-Ledger)
A New York Times Bestseller

In Dispatches from Pluto, adventure writer Richard Grant takes on “the most American place on Earth”—the enigmatic, beautiful, often derided Mississippi Delta.

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Clear Skies in the Delta: The Sequel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781641113045
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Published: Palmetto Publishing Group - April 24th, 2019

Clear Skies in the Delta chronicles the Sandifers as they depart from the sunshine and innocence of the Money Road. Neeyla the main character is coming of age with a baby girl in tow. She learns not only survival and independence as she and her siblings adjust to their new way of life in Greenwood, but she also learns hard lessons about life and love as well.


North Mississippi Homeplace: Photographs and Folklife Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780820354408
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Published: University of Georgia Press - May 15th, 2019

In the early 1970s photographer and documentary filmmaker Michael Ford left graduate school and a college teaching position in Boston, Massachusetts, packed his young family into a van, and headed to rural Mississippi, where he spent the next four years recording everyday life through interviews, still photographs, and film.


Star of the West Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780989750851
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Published: West Washington Books - March 26th, 2019

In January of 1861, the S.S. Star of the West drew cannon fire in Charleston Harbor, an ominous preview of the devastating war just over the horizon. Two years later, this same luxurious sternwheeler slipped forever beneath the waters of the Tallahatchie River, deep in the Mississippi Delta, delaying the fall of Vicksburg for a few months.


Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement (Race) Cover Image
By Devery S. Anderson, Julian Bond (Foreword by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781496814777
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Published: University Press of Mississippi - August 29th, 2017

Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement offers the first, and as of 2018, only comprehensive account of the 1955 murder, the trial, and the 2004-2007 FBI investigation into the case and Mississippi grand jury decision. By all accounts, it is the definitive account of the case.


Sin and Salvation in Baptist Town Cover Image
By Matt Eich (Photographer)
$59.00
ISBN: 9783906822228
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Published: Sturm & Drang - October 16th, 2018

With his long-term project Sin & Salvation in Baptist Town Matt Eich documented life in Baptist Town, one of Greenwood, Mississippi’s oldest African American neighborhoods, where the legacies of racism continue to impact the people economically and culturally. Sin & Salvation is the culmination of seven years of photographic work and engagement with the residents of the Baptist Town neighborhood.


Lanterns on the Levee: Recollections of a Planter's Son (Library of Southern Civilization) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807100721
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Published: LSU Press - October 1st, 2006

Born and raised in Greenville, Mississippi, within the shelter of old traditions, aristocratic in the best sense, William Alexander Percy in his lifetime (1885--1942) was brought face to face with the convulsions of a changing world. Lanterns on the Levee is his memorial to the South of his youth and young manhood.


The Most Southern Place on Earth: The Mississippi Delta and the Roots of Regional Identity Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780195089134
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - August 4th, 1994

"Cotton obsessed, Negro obsessed," Rupert Vance called it in 1935.


Trials of the Earth: 20th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780615674919
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Published: Nautilus - November 2nd, 2012

The astonishing first-person account of Mississippi pioneer woman struggling to survive, protect her family and make a home in the early American South Near the end of her life, Mary Mann Hamilton (1866 - c.1936) began recording her experiences in the backwoods of the Mississippi Delta.


Delta Italians Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780974558929
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Published: Paul V. Canonici - October 11th, 2012

THE DELTA ITALIANS, by Paul Canonici published in 2002, now in its third printing, contains the history and family stories of Italians recruited for cotton plantations of the Arkansas and Mississippi Delta at the end of the 1800s and early 1900s.


Delta Italians, Vol. II Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780974558943
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Published: Paul V. Canonici - October 11th, 2013

THE DELTA ITALIANS, by Paul Canonici published in 2002, now in its third printing, contains the history and family stories of Italians recruited for cotton plantations of the Arkansas and Mississippi Delta at the end of the 1800s and early 1900s. THE DELTA ITALIANS, Vol. II is a supplement to the first book, but it includes family stories of other Italian immigrants in the Delta.


Eat Drink Delta: A Hungry Traveler's Journey Through the Soul of the South Cover Image
By Susan Puckett, Langdon Clay (Photographer)
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ISBN: 9780820344256
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Published: University of Georgia Press - January 25th, 2013

The Mississippi Delta is a complicated and fascinating place.


Bear Hunter: The Life and Times of Robert Eager Bobo in the Canebrakes of the Old South Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780996655910
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Published: Canebrake Publishing - June 6th, 2015

Over a century ago readers of sporting journals in America and Europe relished the tales of Mississippi Delta bear hunter Robert Eager Bobo. Yet, in the years since, this most famous bear hunter of the late 1800s has been all but forgotten - until now.


Greenwood: Mississippi Memories, Vol. 1 Cover Image
By Allan Hammons (Contributor), Mary Carol Miller (Contributor), Donny Whitehead (Contributor)
$44.95
ISBN: 9780989750806
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Published: West Washington Books - August 2nd, 2013

You'll never look at Greenwood the same after flipping through the incredible photographic discoveries made by a first-rate group of local historians -- designer Allan Hammons, writer Mary Carol Miller and collector of ephemera Donny Whitehead. This team of local researchers uncovered a trove of images that date back to the 1890s, and anyone familiar with the town will marvel at how the downtown


Greenwood: Mississippi Memories, Vol. 2 Cover Image
By Allan Hammons (Contributor), Mary Carol Miller (Contributor), Donny Whitehead (Contributor)
$44.95
ISBN: 9780989750820
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Published: West Washington Books - April 19th, 2014

Greenwood: Mississippi Memories, Vol. 1 was our best-selling title of 2013. Citizens new and old enjoyed this pictorial tour through the first century of Greenwood, from rugged frontier outpost to bustling cotton market. As fascinating as we found that first volume, the second installment is even more amazing.


Greenwood: Mississippi Memories, Vol. 3 Cover Image
By Allan Hammons (Contributor), Mary Carol Miller (Contributor), Donny Whitehead (Contributor)
$44.95
ISBN: 9780989750837
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Published: West Washington Books - September 24th, 2014

Greenwood residents past and present have rejoiced over the excellent collections of photos and histories from their hometown's great past. With Greenwood: Mississippi Memories, Vol. 1 depicting the first century of Greenwood, and the discovery of Calvin Cox's stupendous trove of Depression-era photos in Greenwood: Mississippi Memories, Vol.


Greenwood: Mississippi Memories, Vol. 4 Cover Image
By Allan Hammons (Contributor), Mary Carol Miller (Contributor), Donny Whitehead (Contributor)
$39.95
ISBN: 9780989750844
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Published: West Washington Books - August 28th, 2015

Greenwood residents past and present have rejoiced over the excellent collections of photos and histories from their hometown's great past. With Greenwood: Mississippi Memories, Vol. 4 our series enters the 1950s.