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Lanterns on the Levee - Recollections of a Planter's Son
by William Alexander Percy


Overview - This fascinating volume contains the memoirs of William Alexander Percy, who was born and raised in Mississippi and witnessed the social changes of the turn of the century. 'Lanterns on the Levee' is his memorial to the South, within which he describes life in the Mississippi Delta during the time between the semi-feudal South of the 1800s and the uncertain South of the early 1940s.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This fascinating volume contains the memoirs of William Alexander Percy, who was born and raised in Mississippi and witnessed the social changes of the turn of the century. 'Lanterns on the Levee' is his memorial to the South, within which he describes life in the Mississippi Delta during the time between the semi-feudal South of the 1800s and the uncertain South of the early 1940s. This is a book that will be of much value to anyone with an interest in history and the development of southern American society. It is not one to be missed by collectors of William Alexander Percy's important literature. William Alexander Percy (1885 1942) was a lawyer, planter, and poet from Greenville, Mississippi, who most famous for writing this best-selling biography. We are republishing this text now in a modern, affordable edition complete with a new prefatory biography of the author.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781443724371
  • ISBN-10: 1443724378
  • Publisher: Goodale Press
  • Publish Date: November 2008
  • Page Count: 432
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 1.13 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.53 pounds


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