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Eat drink Delta : a hungry traveler's journey through the soul of the South

Author: Susan Puckett; Langdon Clay
Publisher: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Much like John T. Edge's Southern Belly in conception but with a more focused regional scope, this book gets at the culture and foodways of the Mississippi Delta through lively descriptions of the region's restaurants, following a geographical path chapter by chapter from Memphis to Vicksburg. Introductions to each chapter as well as box features bring out historical and social context, highlighting famous deltans  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Puckett; Langdon Clay
ISBN: 9780820344935 0820344931
OCLC Number: 955640323
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 294 p.) : color ill., color map
Contents: Introduction --
Memphis: gateway to the Delta --
Tucina and environs: Las Vegas of the South --
Clarksdale: cradle of the blues, crossroads of cultures --
Como: hill town with a Delta rhythm --
Tallahatchie County: wild and mysterious --
Cleveland and environs: home of the fighting okra --
Greenville: Athens of the Delta --
Leland: imagination flows along Deer Creek --
Sunflower County: homegrown legends --
Greenwood and environs: from cotton capital of the world to home of the high-tech range --
Humphreys County: the catfish capital --
Yazoo City: half hills and half Delta --
Vicksburg: red carpet city of the South --
Responsibility: Susan Puckett ; photographs by Langdon Clay.


The Mississippi Delta is a complicated and fascinating place. Part travel guide, part cookbook, and part photo essay, Eat Drink Delta reveals a region shaped by slavery, civil rights, wealth, abject  Read more...


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