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Sketches of Alabama [electronic resource] : being an account of the journey from Tuscaloosa to Blount Springs through Jefferson County on the old stage roads, now first published in book form / prepared for the press, with introduction and notes, by Virginia Pounds Brown and Jane Porter Nabers.

By: Duffee, Mary Gordon, 1844 or 4-1920.
Contributor(s): Brown, Virginia Pounds | Nabers, Jane Porter.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: University : University of Alabama Press, [1970]Description: 1 online resource (96 p.) : ill., map.ISBN: 9780817382759 (electronic bk.); 0817382755 (electronic bk.).Uniform titles: Weekly iron age. Subject(s): Jefferson County (Ala.) -- Description and travel | Jefferson County (Ala.) -- Description and travel | TRAVELGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Sketches of Alabama.DDC classification: 917.6178036 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introductory essay; 1. In which the writer travels from Tuscaloosa to Jonesboro; 2. In which the writer visits Jonesboro; 3. In which the writer travels from Jonesboro to Elyton; 4. In which the writer visits Elyton; 5. In which the writer travels from Elyton to Hagood's Crossroads; 6. In which the writer visits Hagood's Crossroads and digresses on the Creek Indian War; 7. In which the writer travels through the Turkey Creek vicinity towards Blount Springs; 8. In which the writer recounts the coming of the railroads.
Summary: Novel, memoir, and anti-memoir, The Trouble with Being Born depicts the lives of Frances and Joe, husband and wife. Told in their own alternating voices, they recall their lives, separately and together, and the divergent trajectories of their origins and aspirations.
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Based on a series of 59 articles originally published under the same title in the Weekly iron age (Birmingham, Ala.) from 1885 through 1887.

"Illustrated with advertisements from the Jones Valley Times of 1854."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introductory essay; 1. In which the writer travels from Tuscaloosa to Jonesboro; 2. In which the writer visits Jonesboro; 3. In which the writer travels from Jonesboro to Elyton; 4. In which the writer visits Elyton; 5. In which the writer travels from Elyton to Hagood's Crossroads; 6. In which the writer visits Hagood's Crossroads and digresses on the Creek Indian War; 7. In which the writer travels through the Turkey Creek vicinity towards Blount Springs; 8. In which the writer recounts the coming of the railroads.

Novel, memoir, and anti-memoir, The Trouble with Being Born depicts the lives of Frances and Joe, husband and wife. Told in their own alternating voices, they recall their lives, separately and together, and the divergent trajectories of their origins and aspirations.

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