The Southern Dogs and Their People

The Southern Dogs and Their People

by P. S. Davis
     
 


I did not grow up in a culture of do shows. I grew up in a culture of Dog. There is a difference. The two pointers my daddy had when I was born were Nick and Same. Sam was my favorite because he would pay me some attention. Nick wouldn't give me the time of day. When I was very little I thought of them as beings akin to older men, beings to whom I owed some kind… See more details below

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I did not grow up in a culture of do shows. I grew up in a culture of Dog. There is a difference. The two pointers my daddy had when I was born were Nick and Same. Sam was my favorite because he would pay me some attention. Nick wouldn't give me the time of day. When I was very little I thought of them as beings akin to older men, beings to whom I owed some kind of allegiance. I admired them and hoped to earn their respect. (Clyde Edgerton, from the introduction)

Featuring:

James Dickey, Lee Smith, Robert Penn Warren, Flannery O'Connor, William Gay, Anne Tyler, Reynolds Price, Pauli Murray, Harry Crews, Mary Karr, Larry Brown, Tony Earley, Fred Chappell, Roy Blount, Jr., Madison Smartt Bell, Truman Capote, Eudora Welty, Willie Morris, Peter Taylor, Mark Twain, Barry Hannah, James Agee, Lewis Grizzard, Caroline Gordon, Winston Groom, Ellen Gilchrist, William Faulkner, Elizabeth Spencer, Bobbie Ann Mason, Richard Wright, William Styron, Zora Neale Hurston.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565122680
Publisher:
Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Publication date:
06/09/2000
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.92(w) x 7.26(h) x 0.54(d)

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Clyde Edgerton
I did not grow up in a culture of do shows. I grew up in a culture of Dog. There is a difference. The two pointers my daddy had when I was born were Nick and Same. Sam was my favorite because he would pay me some attention. Nick wouldn�t give me the time of day. When I was very little I thought of them as beings akin to older men, beings to whom I owed some kind of allegiance. I admired them and hoped to earn their respect.
— (from the introduction)

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