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Oracle of the Ages : Reflections on the Curious Life of Fortune Teller Mayhayley Lancaster
by Dot Moore and Katie LaMar Smith




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Winner of the Lilla M. Hawes Award for Best Local Georgia History

Mayhayley Lancaster was many things through her interesting life: lawyer, schoolteacher, political activist, fortune teller, numbers runner, and self-proclaimed "oracle of the ages." In this new volume of creative nonfiction, the people who knew her reflect on her personality, her politics, and her passions, offering the reader a chance to delve fully into Mayhayley lore and legend. Oracle offers strange and often hilarious stories of the poor Georgia South in the post-Depression era, and how the eccentric Mayhayley's charisma and mysterious powers cast a spell on all the people who knew--and inevitably misunderstood--her.

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Overview

Winner of the Lilla M. Hawes Award for Best Local Georgia History

Mayhayley Lancaster was many things through her interesting life: lawyer, schoolteacher, political activist, fortune teller, numbers runner, and self-proclaimed "oracle of the ages." In this new volume of creative nonfiction, the people who knew her reflect on her personality, her politics, and her passions, offering the reader a chance to delve fully into Mayhayley lore and legend. Oracle offers strange and often hilarious stories of the poor Georgia South in the post-Depression era, and how the eccentric Mayhayley's charisma and mysterious powers cast a spell on all the people who knew--and inevitably misunderstood--her.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781603060080
  • ISBN-10: 1603060081
  • Publisher: NewSouth Books
  • Publish Date: May 2007
  • Page Count: 162
  • Dimensions: 9.25 x 7.5 x 0.35 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds


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