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  • Something in the Water: A History of Music in Macon, Georgia, 1823-1980
    By author: Ben Wynne
    The history of Macon, Georgia, has an exceptional soundtrack, and SOMETHING IN THE WATER provides a lively narrative of the city's musical past from its founding in 1823 to 1980. For generations, talented musicians have been born in or passed through Macon's confines. Some lived and died in obscurity, while others achieved international stardom. From its pioneer origins to the modern era, the city has produced waves of talent with amazing consistency, representing a wide range of musical genres including country, classical, jazz, blues, big band, soul, and rock.
  • Whaddaya Got, Loran? Dispatches from Georgia
    By author: Loran Smith
    Most Georgians know Loran Smith from Saturday afternoons and Georgia Bulldog football. Larry Munson would oftentimes say after a play, "Whaddaya got, Loran?" His colorful responses and chemistry with Munson made listening to the game an absolute joy. But, for decades Loran Smith has also either written or spoken about the things that interest us. Finally, in this book, Smith gathers his best columns and moments covering topics in four areas: Georgia, sports, travel, and the Greatest Generation.
  • Charlotte Atlee White Rowe: The Story of America's First Appointed Woman Missionary
    By author: Reid S. Trulson
    Charlotte Atlee White was the first woman officially appointed as a missionary by any denomination or mission agency. The scandal of her 1815 appointment required her to prevail over gender bias, survive attempts to revoke her appointment, and surmount the challenge of insufficient funding. After marrying Joshua Rowe, a widowed missionary in Calcutta in 1816, she remained in India to serve with the British Baptists. There she overcame local prejudice against educating girls while starting schools, teaching in Hindi, and writing a Hindi spelling and grammar book as teaching aids
  • More Witnesses to the Baptist Heritage: Twenty-Four More Baptists Every Christian Should Know
    MORE WITNESSES TO THE BAPTIST HERITAGE continues telling the story of the rich and often overlooked diversity of Baptist life. Highlighted in this volume are Obadiah Holmes, Thomas Grantham, Anne Steele, Ann Hasseltine Judson, William Knibb, John Mason Peck, Emily Chubbuck Judson, William J. Simmons, Fannie Exile Scudder Heck, Henry L. Morehouse, Hannah Marie Norris Armstrong, Augustus H. Strong, John Clifford, Virginia Broughton, Leslie Lee Gwaltney, Clarence Leonard Jordan, Joseph Martin Dawson, Fannie Lou Hamer, Eric Charles Rust, Prathia Hall, Cora Anne Davis, Addie Davis, William J. Reynolds, and Glen Harold Stassen.

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