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Back home : journeys through Mobile

Author: Roy Hoffman
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2001] ©2001
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After twenty years in New York City, a prize-winning writer takesa ""long look back"" at his hometown of Mobile, Alabama. In Back Home: Journeys through Mobile, Roy Hoffmantells stories--through essays, feature articles, and memoir--of one ofthe South's oldest and most colorful port cities. Many of the pieces heregrew out of Hoffman's work as Writer-in-Residence for his hometown newspaper, the Mobile Register, a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hoffman, Roy.
Back home : journeys through Mobile.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2001]
xii, 380 pages ; 24 cm.
(DLC) 00010633
Named Person: Roy Hoffman; Roy Hoffman
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Hoffman
ISBN: 9780817388300 0817388303 081735431X 9780817354312
OCLC Number: 891394505
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (395 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Responsibility: Roy Hoffman.

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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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