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Front porch swings and stringing beans : what it means to grow up Southern /

Title
Front porch swings and stringing beans : what it means to grow up Southern / by Cecilia Budd Grimes.
Author
Grimes, Cecilia Budd.
Publication
North Carolina : Abram & van Wyck Publishers, ©2007.

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Description
67 pages : illustrations; 19 cm
Subjects
Genre/Form
Trivia and miscellanea.
Contents
"How's your mama?" and other niceties -- "Just a lick and a promise" and other sayings -- "You gotta be raised Southern to be Southern ..." honoraries and such -- "Brook is my first cousin, once removed ..." and other kinfolk identified -- The homeplace and what you'd find at Southern feeds -- Rules we're taught to follow and things don't you dare ... -- "Take me out to the ballgame ..." on a summer evening -- Roast n'ears and other fine foods -- Kerosene ankle rags and other such remedies -- "See Rock City" called the eighth wonder of the world.
ISBN
  • 0970839642
  • 9780970839640
Owning Institutions
Princeton University Library