Lanterns on the Levee: Recollections of a Planter's Son

Lanterns on the Levee: Recollections of a Planter's Son

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Lanterns on the Levee: Recollections of a Planter's Son by William Alexander Percy

Lanterns On The Levee is his memorial to the South of his youth and young manhood, a gentle and verdant society that had begun to disappear by the time of his death.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807111840
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Publication date: 07/01/1984
Series: Library of Southern Civilization
Pages: 348
Product dimensions: 5.69(w) x 8.37(h) x 1.03(d)

Table of Contents

IThe Delta3
IIDelta Folks16
IIIMur and Nain25
IVMere and Pere35
VPlaymates46
VIA Side-Show Gotterdammerung56
VIIA Small Boy's Heroes65
VIIILearning from Teachers76
IXSewanee92
XA Year Abroad105
XIAt the Harvard Law School113
XIIThe Return of the Native125
XIIIThe Bottom Rail on Top140
XIV1914-1916156
XVThe Peewee Squad169
XVIGetting to the Front184
XVIIAt the Front201
XVIIIThe Ku Klux Klan Comes and Goes225
XIXHell and High Water242
XXThe Flood of 1927249
XXIPlanters, Share-Croppers, and Such270
XXIIFode285
XXIIIA Note on Racial Relations298
XXIVFor the Younger Generation310
XXVA Bit of Diary322
XXVIJackdaw in the Garden332
XXVIIHome344

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