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Back home : journeys through Mobile

Author: Roy Hoffman
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After 20 years in New York, a prize-winning writer takes a "long look back" at his hometown of Mobile, Alabama. Through essays, features and memoirs, Hoffman tells stories of one of the South's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hoffman, Roy, 1953-
Back home.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606517242
Online version:
Hoffman, Roy, 1953-
Back home.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)627996642
Named Person: Roy Hoffman
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Hoffman
ISBN: 0817310452 9780817310455
OCLC Number: 44701720
Description: xii, 380 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I Going Downtown 7 --
Part II On the Dock of the Bay 57 --
Part III Through the Countryside 111 --
Part IV Colorful Competitions 141 --
Part V Tangled Legacies 175 --
Part VI Newcomers Among Us 205 --
Part VII Intriguing Portraits 245 --
Part VIII The Seasonal Round 317 --
Part IX Mardi Gras Drums 349 --
Welcome Millennium 363.
Responsibility: Roy Hoffman.

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"A fine and illuminating portrait of a fine old interesting city." Winston Groom" "Writing in a style that is eloquent and clear, Roy Hoffman offers an affectionate portrait of one of the most Read more...

 
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