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Memphis Afternoons: A Memoir

Conaway, James

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ISBN 10: 0395629454 / ISBN 13: 9780395629451
Verlag: Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1993, Boston, MA, 1993
Zustand: Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition. First Printing. Review Copy (slip laid in). 8vo. clean tight copy, appears unread, price intact on inside flap of dj, in protective mylar cover, 211 pp, ".takes us back to the 1950s society when the rules of southern gentlemanliness were still in effect, if only barely. This is the world where propriety had always fought a dubious battle with bourbon, and now was being defeated by the likes of Elvis Presley." Memoirs of author who, on a reporting trip to Memphis, discovered his father was in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. He felt moved to recreate the world he and his father had shared, and the result is a moving, witty and funny book. Conaway is author of several books, including the bestseller 'Napa' and 'The Big Easy'. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 001619

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Titel: Memphis Afternoons: A Memoir

Verlag: Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1993, Boston, MA

Erscheinungsdatum: 1993

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand: Fine

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Fine

Auflage: First Edition. First Printing

Art des Buches: Review Copy (slip laid in)

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A moving, witty memoir of family life and the South, by the best-selling author of Napa, offers a rich portrait of his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, sharing anecdotes of debutantes, rogues, Elvis, and Martin Luther King, among other topics. Tour.

About the Author:

James Conaway, the author of nine previous books, is a contributing editor for Preservation and a regular contributor to Smithsonian, National Geographic Traveler, and Food & Wine magazines, among many others.

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