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The Color of All Things: 99 Love Poems
By author: Philip Lee Williams
Product Code: P503
ISBN: 9780881465235
Availability: In stock
Price: $18.00

Moving and filled with unexpected ideas and imagery, The Color of All Things is a love letter from one man to one woman, but it offers love from each of us to all of us. Brimming with a touching and generous joy, this is a book of everyday needs that can only be filled with a genuine and lasting love. This is the third volume of poetry from Philip Lee Williams, following on his Elegies for the Water and his national book of the year (Books and Culture magazine) The Flower Seeker: An Epic Poem of William Bartram. Like his other volumes of poetry, The Color of All Things moves slowly through the natural world without sentimentality but with surefooted grace and lovely rhythms. Georgia poet laureate Judson Mitcham says that in Williams’s poetry we hear “the distinctive voice of a poet who knows how to tell the stories that matter, how to hold still and take a good look at the natural world and let himself be filled with praise, a poet who knows how to find the right prayer and how to pray it.”


The Courthouse and the Depot : The Architecture of Hope in an Age of Despair : A Narrative Guide to Railroad Expansion and Its Impact on Public Architecture in Georgia, 1833-1910
By author: Wilber W. Caldwell
Product Code: H564
ISBN: 9780865547483
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: Not currently available. (Backorder policy)
Price: $50.00
The Courthouse and Depot in Georgia, 1833-1910 is a narrative catalog of Georgia’s nineteenth-century public architecture and a complete history of the hundreds of rural railroad lines that covered the state in this period.

The Craftsmanship of Jimmy Carter
By author: Jimmy Carter
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H948
ISBN: 9780881466447
Availability: In stock
Price: $30.00
"When we prepared to leave Washington in January 1981, my White House staff and cabinet members took up a collection to buy me a going-away gift," says Jimmy Carter. "My friends then gave the collected funds to Sears, Roebuck and Co., with directions to supply me with whatever tools and equipment I needed for a completely furnished woodworking shop in what had been our garage. This has turned out to be one of the best gifts of my life, and I have devoted a good portion of my spare time to developing my skills and designing and building furniture."

The Doc Schneider Songbook: Homemade Songs 1974-2016
By composer: Doc Schneider
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P546
ISBN: 9780881466201
Availability: In stock
Price: $45.00
In words and music, songs and photographs, this captivating songbook tells the story of a mostly unknown homemade singer-songwriter. A lawyer by day and night, and a songwriter in between, Doc Schneider has written more than 100 songs over the last four decades and released three albums--Choices & Chances, Second Chances, and Songs & Stories Live--all available through iTunes, CD Baby, YouTube, Spotify, and Pandora. His songs have found a few dedicated listeners across the United States and in tiny pockets around the world in Bruges, Paris, Malta, and elsewhere.

The Empire State of the South : Georgia History in Documents and Essays
Product Code: H758
ISBN: 9780881461107
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $50.00
The Empire State of the South: Georgia History in Documents and Essays offers teachers of Georgia history an alternative to the traditional narrative textbook. This text includes 129 primary documents (including speeches, newspaper columns, letters, treaties, laws, proclamations, state constitutions, court decisions, and more) and 33 essays on various topics of Georgia history. The thirty-three essays are excerpts from larger pieces that were written by specialists in Georgia history. Georgia has indeed had a colorful history and The Empire State of the South tells that story.

The Empire State of the South: Georgia History in Documents and Essays
Product Code: P377
ISBN: 9780881461114
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: In stock
Price: $28.00
The Empire State of the South: Georgia History in Documents and Essays offers teachers of Georgia history an alternative to the traditional narrative textbook. This text includes 129 primary documents (including speeches, newspaper columns, letters, treaties, laws, proclamations, state constitutions, court decisions, and more) and 33 essays on various topics of Georgia history. The thirty-three essays are excerpts from larger pieces that were written by specialists in Georgia history. Georgia has indeed had a colorful history and The Empire State of the South tells that story.

The Filming of Gone With the Wind
By author: Herb Bridges
Product Code: P180
ISBN: 9780865546219
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: In stock
Price: $35.00
This photographic essay illustrates the daily activities on the set of Gone With the Wind, including pictures taken by studio photographers and crew members.

The Flower Hunter and the People: William Bartram in the Native American Southeast
Edited by: Matthew Jennings
Product Code: P485
ISBN: 9780881464832
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: In stock
Price: $19.00
William Bartram has rightly been hailed as an astute, perceptive chronicler of Native American societies. In some ways he was able to see beyond the dominant ideologies of his day, some of which divided the world’s peoples into categories based on perceived savagism and civility. This was a noble effort, and worthy of praise more than two centuries later. Bartram could also use Native American civilization as a foil for an emerging white American society he saw as crass and grasping. Writing in this romantic mode, he was capable of downplaying the extent to which Native communities were fully part of the modern world that they and European invaders created together.

The Flower Seeker: An Epic Poem of William Bartram
By author: Philip Lee Williams
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H820
ISBN: 9780881462289
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $55.00
Named Book of the Year by Books & Culture Magazine. The Flower Seeker is an epic poem that follows the young William Bartram on his journey in the American South and during his old age in his father’s gardens. It is truly a southern Odyssey, using techniques of fiction and poetry to get deeply inside one of the most remarkable men ever to strap on a pair of boots in America. Regular cloth edition includes audio CD of original music composed by author and a recording of the Keowee River in South Carolina.

The Governors Of Georgia: Third Edition 1754-2004
By author: James F. Cook
Product Code: P305
ISBN: 9780865549548
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: Not currently available. (Backorder policy)
Price: $22.00
This classic book on the Governors of Georgia is now available including the governorships of Zell Miller, Roy Barnes, and Sonny Perdue. Perfect for class-room use, this readable and reliable text is newly typeset and includes new photographs.

The Great Sea Island Storm of 1893
Product Code: P249
ISBN: 9780865548671
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: Not currently available. (Backorder policy)
Price: $25.00
Heartbreaking and true, The Great Sea Island Storm of 1893 details human courage and perseverance in the face of the second most fatal hurricane in US history. On a Sunday evening in August 1893, a massive hurricane slammed into South Carolina and Georgia at high tide. The howling winds and pounding waters struck hardest at the Gullah communities along the coastal islands. Stunned by the sudden fury of the storm, the island dwellers took extraordinary measures to protect themselves. Clearly, they were no match for what many referred to as the “cyclone.” By the time the waters ebbed and the winds subsided, 2,000 or more had drowned and tens of thousands were left homeless, hungry, and destitute. Neither the US Congress nor South Carolina’s state legislature appropriated funds to assist the stricken people. Fortunately, Clara Barton, founder and president of the American Red Cross, took charge. In the first hurricane relief and recovery effort of the Red Cross, individuals and private charities sustained the survivors with grits and pork for almost a year. Rebuilding homes, food supplies, and spirits was a long arduous process. For the next sixty years, residents of one community held vigils every August, praying to be spared from such a catastrophe ever again.

The Greatest Champion that Never Was: The Life of W. L. “Young” Stribling
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H828
ISBN: 9780881462524
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $30.00
William Lawrence Stribling, Jr. was born in a small southern Georgia town in 1904. He should have lived out his years in that rural setting, but he became a professional prizefighter by the age of sixteen. Though a fatal accident kept him from winning the championship title he sought, “Young" Stribling was true to himself and the values with which he had been raised. This book tells his story.