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The Half-Mammals of Dixie by  George Singleton - Signed First Edition - 2002 - from Adagio Books and Biblio.com

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The Half-Mammals of Dixie

by Singleton, George

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U.S.A.: A Shannon Ravenel Book, 2002. Inscribed on first title page, "From George to ... I hope these softball stories make you laugh. All best, George". Unused with minor shelfwear. First edition. First printing. A collection of stories of happenings in a tiny town in South Carolina.. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2.

This second collection of short stories by a bright star in Southern fiction showcases a town so tiny it missed the map, the gleefully off-the-wall Southerners who refuse to be pigeonholed, and a South far removed from big-city Atlanta and proper Charleston. As the author says of his characters, "They're regular people just trying to get by." Among them: a boy whose reputation is ruined when he appears in a head-lice documentary; a lovelorn father who woos his third-grader's teacher with creative show-and-tells; and a former pharmaceuticals salesman who waits for the word of God to tell him what to paint on next the "primitive" canvases he sells for big bucks to an art dealer.




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