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The highly acclaimed novelist and biographer Albert Murray tells his classic memoir of growing up in Alabama during the 1920s and 1930s in South to a Very Old Place . Intermingling remembrances of youth with engaging conversation, African-American folklore, and astute cultural criticism, it is at once an intimate personal journey and an incisive social history, informed by "the poet's language, the novelist's sensibility, the essayist's clarity, the jazzman's imagination, the gospel singer's depth of feeling" ( The New ...

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South to a Very Old Place 1995, Modern Library, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679601470

Hardcover

South to a Very Old Place 1991, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679736950

Trade paperback

South to a Very Old Place 1971, McGraw-Hill Companies, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780070440739

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