Books by Mississippi Writers 1996-2010



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By Edward N. Akin and Charles C. Bolton American Historical Press (Hardcover, $32.95, ISBN: 1892724332, 11/2002) Updated edition; first published in 1987 This updated history of Mississippi chronicles the saga of the Magnolia State through all of its trials and triumphs, bringing to life the colorful events and personalities that have shaped the life and character of Mississippi. From its exciting past to its vibrant present, this book traces the state’s development from its earliest times, through the expedition of Hernando De Soto, the bloody Civil War, the devastating flood of 1927, through today’s challenges, to form an unequalled portrait. The book features more than 350 photos, drawings, etchings, and paintings collected and captioned by Bolton and Patti Carr Black.

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