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Ferrol Sams

Ferrol Sams is a physician, humorist storyteller, and best-selling novelist and is the author of seven books. Most notable is his trilogy of novels in which an eccentric and quixotic hero, Porter Osborne, Jr., mirrors Sams' own Georgia boyhood in Fayette County. All of his works are rooted in the oral traditions of Southern humor and folklore. Sams and his wife have been in private practice together in Fayetteville since 1951, and in 1987 they established the Fayette Medical Center.

Books by Ferrol Sams

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Down Town: A Novel
By author: Ferrol Sams
Product Code: H734
ISBN: 9780881460728
Product Format: Hardback
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Down Town is the panoramic story of the American South, carefully observed and skillfully recounted by a native son. Through the characters of "our town," we gain new perspectives on the historical events that have shaped our country since 1865 - Reconstruction, the first World War, the Depression, World War II, racial integration, land speculation and economic boom.
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Christmas Gift!
By author: Ferrol Sams
Product Code: H810
ISBN: 9780881462111
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Interweaving his memories of boyhood Christmases in the dark days of the Depression and the details of present-day holidays with his grandchildren, Ferrol Sams demonstrates the deep, inescapable role of rituals in our lives and the importance of passing them on to each succeeding generation. Includes audio CD read by the author.