Murphy Station: A Memoir from the American South

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Murphy Station is a well-told coming-of-age story. It conveys a deep sense of place, and articulates the everyday ways in which the etiquette of Jim Crow was learned and enacted, and eventually questioned and even challenged. Jason Sokol, author of There Goes My Everything: White Southerners in the Age of Civil Rights, 1945 1975 In the southern Georgia of 1950, Murphy Station is a community marked only by two country stores, two Baptist churches, and a graveyard. Farming is the way of life, and segregation is in full ...

Murphy Station: A Memoir from the American South 2010, Univ Tennessee Press

ISBN-13: 9781572336971

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