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The Resource Back home : journeys through Mobile, Roy Hoffman

Back home : journeys through Mobile, Roy Hoffman

Label
Back home : journeys through Mobile
Title
Back home
Title remainder
journeys through Mobile
Statement of responsibility
Roy Hoffman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After twenty years in New York City, a prize-winning writer takesa ""long look back"" at his hometown of Mobile, Alabama. In Back Home: Journeys through Mobile, Roy Hoffmantells stories--through essays, feature articles, and memoir--of one ofthe South's oldest and most colorful port cities. Many of the pieces heregrew out of Hoffman's work as Writer-in-Residence for his hometown newspaper, the Mobile Register, a position he took after working in New YorkCity for twenty years as a journalist, fiction writer, book critic, teacher, and s
Member of
Action
digitized
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hoffman, Roy
Dewey number
976.1/22
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
F334.M6
LC item number
H56 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hoffman, Roy
  • Mobile (Ala.)
  • Mobile (Ala.)
  • Mobile (Ala.)
  • Hoffman, Roy
  • HISTORY
  • Travel
  • Alabama
  • Regions & Countries - Americas
  • History & Archaeology
  • United States Local History
Label
Back home : journeys through Mobile, Roy Hoffman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Illustrations; Introduction; Part I. Going Downtown; My Grandfather''s World; A Walk Down Dauphin; A Contract for Watermelons; The Enduring Ring; Corner Drugstores, Moviehouses, and Bread; The Lost Counter Culture; Moviehouse Dreams; Our Daily Bread; Pictures of Overbey; Bienville Square Bus Stop; Part II. On the Dock of the Bay; Reading the Lights; On Fairhope Pier; Coming to Port; A Night With a Bar Pilot; Bearing the Load; Shore Leave; Hurricane Chronicles; Hurricane People; Old Hurricane Stories; Waiting for Georges; A World of Water; Jubilee!
  • Part III. Through the CountrysideOld Highway 90; King Cotton''s New Face; The Miller''s Tale; The Music of ""Pah-cahns""; Part IV. Colorful Competitions; Baseball in the Blood; Tommie Littleton: Gentleman Boxer; Men of Steel: Wheelchair Basketball; The Great Anvil Shoot; Part V. Tangled Legacies; Peter''s Legacies; Search for a Slave Ship; Alexis Herman Comes Home; Long Lives the Mockingbird; Part VI. Newcomers Among Us; Las Familias de la Tierra; By the Sweat of Their Brows; Helping Hands for Children; On the Asian Coast; Khampou''s Village; Buddhist Temple; Part VII. Intriguing Portraits
  • Sage VoicesJoe Langan''s City Limits; Albert Murray''s House of Blues; Alma Fisher: Out of Auschwitz; Past Triumphs; Dr. James Franklin: Healing Us Still; Ben May: The Quiet Philanthropist; U.S. Attorney Armbrecht: A Matter of Will; Close Ties Far Away; Morocco to Mobile: Paul Bowles'' Secret Journey; Monumental Talent: Tina Allen''s Heroic Sculptures; Part VIII. The Seasonal Round; As the Calendar Turns; Rain Town, U.S.A.; Azaleas at 8 mph; Point Clear P.O.; In My Parents'' Dancesteps; The End-of-Year Recital; Summer Heat; The First Music of Fall; Already Home for the Holidays; Snow!
  • Holiday LightsMarking Time; Part IX. Mardi Gras Drums; Let the Good Times Roll; Welcome Millennium; Acknowledgments; Permissions
Control code
891394505
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (395 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817354312
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)891394505
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Back home : journeys through Mobile, Roy Hoffman
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Illustrations; Introduction; Part I. Going Downtown; My Grandfather''s World; A Walk Down Dauphin; A Contract for Watermelons; The Enduring Ring; Corner Drugstores, Moviehouses, and Bread; The Lost Counter Culture; Moviehouse Dreams; Our Daily Bread; Pictures of Overbey; Bienville Square Bus Stop; Part II. On the Dock of the Bay; Reading the Lights; On Fairhope Pier; Coming to Port; A Night With a Bar Pilot; Bearing the Load; Shore Leave; Hurricane Chronicles; Hurricane People; Old Hurricane Stories; Waiting for Georges; A World of Water; Jubilee!
  • Part III. Through the CountrysideOld Highway 90; King Cotton''s New Face; The Miller''s Tale; The Music of ""Pah-cahns""; Part IV. Colorful Competitions; Baseball in the Blood; Tommie Littleton: Gentleman Boxer; Men of Steel: Wheelchair Basketball; The Great Anvil Shoot; Part V. Tangled Legacies; Peter''s Legacies; Search for a Slave Ship; Alexis Herman Comes Home; Long Lives the Mockingbird; Part VI. Newcomers Among Us; Las Familias de la Tierra; By the Sweat of Their Brows; Helping Hands for Children; On the Asian Coast; Khampou''s Village; Buddhist Temple; Part VII. Intriguing Portraits
  • Sage VoicesJoe Langan''s City Limits; Albert Murray''s House of Blues; Alma Fisher: Out of Auschwitz; Past Triumphs; Dr. James Franklin: Healing Us Still; Ben May: The Quiet Philanthropist; U.S. Attorney Armbrecht: A Matter of Will; Close Ties Far Away; Morocco to Mobile: Paul Bowles'' Secret Journey; Monumental Talent: Tina Allen''s Heroic Sculptures; Part VIII. The Seasonal Round; As the Calendar Turns; Rain Town, U.S.A.; Azaleas at 8 mph; Point Clear P.O.; In My Parents'' Dancesteps; The End-of-Year Recital; Summer Heat; The First Music of Fall; Already Home for the Holidays; Snow!
  • Holiday LightsMarking Time; Part IX. Mardi Gras Drums; Let the Good Times Roll; Welcome Millennium; Acknowledgments; Permissions
Control code
891394505
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (395 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817354312
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)891394505
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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