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By Tom Poland

ISBN-10: 1611175941

ISBN-13: 9781611175943

Veteran journalist and southern storyteller Tom Poland has been writing concerning the disappearing rural South for almost 4 many years. With a companionable appreciation for nostalgia, renovation, humor, and sweetness, Georgialina: A Southland as We Knew It brings to lifestyles once again the fading and often-forgotten unfiltered personality of the South as Poland takes readers down again roads to outdated homeplaces, lined bridges, and kingdom shops. He remembers trying to find snipes and for misplaced accomplice gold; the thrill of seashore song, the shag, and cruising Ocean force; and the fading traditions of sweeping yards with do-it-yourself brooms, funeral processions, calling catfish, and different customs of southern background and heritage. Peppered with candid memoir, Georgialina additionally introduces readers to a number of quirky and remarkable characters who've populated the southland of Poland’s meanderings.

As commercialization, homogenization, and relocation have slowly altered precise areas of the rustic, making all locations more and more related, southern traditions have confirmed to be extra resilient than such a lot. yet Poland notes that many components that when outlined day by day existence within the South are actually thoroughly overseas to modern generations. Set basically in Poland’s local Georgia and followed domestic of South Carolina, his stories of bygone occasions resonate throughout a recognizably southern panorama and faithfully remember the nearby heritage and lore that experience outlined the South for generations as a spot uniquely its personal for natives, novices, and visitors.

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