My Sweetheart's House

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780865544376
  • Publisher: Mercer University Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/1994
  • Pages: 200
  • Product dimensions: 0.46 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: My Own House of Fiction
Morning Song 2
She Won't Cook 9
The Rain Is Falling on the Ground, I Have No Husband Now 13
Practice Music! Practice Music! 18
Victoria on a Nail Keg 23
Thoreau and Mrs. Hamby 30
B From Bull's Foot 37
Ceremonies 43
Living Pictures 51
A Back Bedroom, an Open Fire, and the Art of Fiction 57
A Good Gutty Girl 64
Ella Biggs 74
What Were You Doing When You Heard the News? 81
I Don't Know What He's Doing Now 87
A Social Leader 93
Memphis for the Day 99
A Woman That Age 105
Sleeping Beauty 109
Deep Purple 116
The Little Jewish Lady 127
Queen Anne Front, Mary Anne Behind 134
No More Use than a Billy Goat, No More Time than the Man in the Moon 145
All Dressed Up and Nothing on His Mind 152
The Late Bloomer 158
Do You Know Ben Webster, Have You Seen Him? 164
Her Name on a Tombstone, Her Diamond Ring on Another Woman's Hand 171
Afterword: Going Home 178
Appendix 183
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