27 Views of Charlotte: The Queen City in Prose & Poetry

27 Views of Charlotte: The Queen City in Prose & Poetry


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"27 Views of Charlotte: The Queen City in Prose & Poetry" is the latest in Eno Publisher's popular series of local anthologies. The book showcases the literary life of North Carolina's most populous city by featuring the works of more than two dozen hometown writers. The result is a mosaic of perspectives about life in Charlotte in a variety of genres- journalism, history, fiction, poetry, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780983247593
Publisher: Eno Publishers
Publication date: 09/10/2014
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,000,411
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface 15

Introduction Jack Claiborne 17

Views From Before

A Capital City David Goldfield 27

Fourth Ward in the Gay Nineties Dannye Romine Powell 33

My Mother's Eyes Joyce Jim Lavenc 41

The Girls Mary Kratt 46

A Taste of Equality Amy Rogers 56

Street Scenes

A Cup of Grace & Comfort Fannie Flono 63

A Wild Ride Peter St. Onge 67

"Charlotte Convention" David Radavich 76

Charlotte Noir Cathy Pickens 78

When Charlotte turned Upside Down Rick Rothacker 90

Friends & Family

A Sense of Plate Mark de Castrique 97

Fred Kirby: Charlotte's Singing Cowboy Ann Wicker 105

Welcome Home, Brother Sharon Raynor 110

Headed Home (Adapted from Losing My Sister) Judy Goldman 117

In the Neighborhood

Veterans Park Rye Barcott 129

"New Southern Blues" Janaka B. Lewis 132

College Downs Aimee Parkison 134

The Starter House Sandra Y. Govan 144

Eastland's Child Amy Hallman 156

Rooted Virginia Brown 164

Views in Fiction

Dear, Deer Abby Tamar Myers 177

Vladimir and Michael Ailen Arreaza 186

Loraylee Anna Jean Mayhew 190

A Place Called Home

One Road, Many Names Irania Macías Patterson 199

"Fall Festival" Grace C. Ocasio 100

How Do I Get There from Sharon Amity? Mignon F. Ballard 208

A Place of Grandeur and Light Elisha T. "Mother" Minter 212

Making It a Better Place Robert Inman 216

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