Tuscaloosa Stories

Tuscaloosa Stories

by Tuscaloosa Writers Guild (Compiler)


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Tuscaloosa Stories is a compilation of short tales about the challenges and excitement of living in a thriving Southern city. The stories cover recent history and stretch back to the earliest Native American settlers in the area. Find yourself on the fifty-yard line of an Alabama Crimson Tide football game, and hold your breath at the danger a tugboat faces as it ploughs the frozen depths of the Black Warrior River to make a daring rescue. These stories appeal to young readers as well as adults.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780999383094
Publisher: Borgo Design
Publication date: 04/08/2019
Pages: 116
Sales rank: 1,137,171
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.44(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Margaret Madison Clevenger

The Little Boat That Could 3

Jim Ezell

The Mysterious Wild Women 9

Margaret Madison Clevenger

Chief Tuskaloosa 19

Patt Devitt

Creatures of the Past and Present 29

Carolyn W. Ezell

The Haunted Drish House 37

Ethel Purcell Morris-Caffee

The Man Who Made Lightning 43

Beth Yourick Sherrill

The Rise of the Tide 49

Margaret Madison Clevenger

Magic at the New Bama Theatre, May l938 57

Aileen Kilgore Henderson

Saving the President’s Mansion 63

Patt Devitt

The Beasts of Football 71

Kenneth B. Melvin

The Legacy of Saint John the Baptist of Tuscaloosa 73

Rose Marie Stutts

Haul ‘er up, Billy! 79

Jim Ezell

Tuscaloosa Veterans Memorial Park 85

Mary Jean Sellers

The Flying Machine 87

Carolyn W. Ezell

Charlie’s Surprise at Hurricane Creek 99

Angel Carter

About the Contributors 107

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