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Sweet tea, fried chicken, and lazy dogs : reflections on North Carolina life / Bill Thompson.

Author/creator Thompson, Bill, 1943 September 18-
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoGreensboro, N.C. : Mann Media, ©2003.
Description158 pages ; 23 cm
Supplemental Content Table of contents
Subject(s)
Contents Chapter 1. Country creatures ; In defense of chickens ; The great escape ; The Carolina yard dog -- The Carolina yard cat ; The milk cow incident -- Chapter 2. Hearth and home ; A new day for dads ; Mr. Fix It ; It's a liver-and-onions night ; Cleanliness isn't next to me ; Horsing around ; The family farm -- Chapter 3. Tar Heel travels ; On the road ; The little piano player ; Snow job ; What's going on ; Dog food ; Too good to be true ; Country roads -- Chapter 4. Real characters ; Vila's place ; Back to school ; Working for peanuts ; The pink rocking chair ; Gone fishing ; Cold house, warm hearts ; Clara Mae's magic touch ; Breakfast of patriots ; The art of whittling ; The world according to Eli -- Chapter 5. Southern ways ; Tobacco days ; Tar Heel born and bred ; Hard times ; Climbing the family tree ; Color lines ; The voice of Carolina ; Rules to live by -- Chapter 6. Music of life ; King of the road ; The family with no name ; The music man ; Southern nights ; Two for the show -- Chapter 7. Rhythm of the seasons ; Always in autumn ; Christmas spirits ; The day after ; Winter of my discontent ; My Valentine ; Strawberries for sale ; Coming of age ; The sound and fury ; Yard duty -- Chapter 8. Just a thought ; Weird stuff ; The real scoop ; A few regrets ; Heroes still -- Chapter 9. The wonderful world of fiction ; The Fourth of July Parade ; The tent revival ; Oh, to be Miss Beauville.
LCCN 2003013481
ISBN0972339612 (alk. paper)

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