Under the Black Gum Tree
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Stephen F. Austin State University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $20.00|
| Book Description: |
I originally started out to write down a few of my family's tales for our current generation, but the Piney Woods kept butting in. That is, telling only about family would be about like serving black-eyed peas without cornbread. So, while this memoir is built around my family's tales and history, the Piney Woods lore and way of life, dating back to the earliest settlers, get their share of attention.
Most of the tales in these pages are cheerful...