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South to America : a journey below the Mason-Dixon to understand the soul of a nation / Imani Perry.

Perry, Imani, 1972- (author.).


"An essential, surprising journey through the history, rituals, and landscapes of the American South--and a revelatory argument for why you must understand the South in order to understand America"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780062977403
  • ISBN: 0062977407
  • Physical Description: xix, 410 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : ECCO, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2022]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Origin Stories. An Errand into Wilderness: Appalachia ; Mother Country: Virginia ; Animated Roulette: Louisville ; Mary's Land: Annapolis and the Caves ; Ironic Capital: Washington, DC -- The Solidified South. The Clearing: Upper Alabama ; Tobacco Road in the Bible Belt: North Carolina ; King of the South: Atlanta ; More than a Memorial: Birmingham ; Pearls before Swine: Princeton to Nashville ; When Beale Street Talks: Memphis ; Soul of the South: The Black Belt -- Water People. Home of the Flying Africans: The Low Country ; Pistoles and Flamboyán: Florida ; Immobile Women: Mobile ; Magnolia Graves and Easter Lilies: New Orleans ; Paraíso: The Bahamas and Havana.
Subject: Perry, Imani, 1972- > Travel > Southern States.
Southern States > Description and travel.
Southern States > Social life and customs > 21st century.
Southern States > Race relations.
HISTORY / Americas (North, Central, South, West Indies)
Manners and customs.
Race relations.
Southern States.
Genre: Travel writing.
Travel writing.
Travel writing.

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Swinomish Library District. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library.


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