Praying For Sheetrock

Author: Melissa Fay Greene
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0306824957
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Finalist for the 1991 National Book Award and a New York Times Notable book, Praying for Sheetrock is the story of McIntosh County, a small, isolated, and lovely place on the flowery coast of Georgia--and a county where, in the 1970s, the ...

Alle Meine Kinder

Author: Melissa Fay Greene
Publisher: Blanvalet Verlag
ISBN: 3641012651
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Melissa Fay Greene hat ihre Lebensgeschichte aufgeschrieben, die eindringlich beweist, dass man als Einzelner unermesslich viel bewirken kann.

Masters Slaves Subjects

Author: Robert Olwell
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801484919
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(In fact, the rebels may have originally been part of a gang of slaves "working . . .
upon the high roads.")3 From the ... A Savannah attorney quoted by Melissa Fay
Greene in Praying for Sheetrock: A Work of Non-Fiction (New York, 1991), 9. 2.

The Southern Quarterly

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Book Reviews Praying for Sheetrock: A Work of Nonfiction. By Melissa Fay
Greene. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc., 1991. 337 pp.
$21.95. As a native Georgian born and reared near Atlanta, I can say that Praying
for ...

The New Encyclopedia Of Southern Culture

Author: M. Thomas Inge
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469616645
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1952) journalist and nonfiction writer. Melissa Fay Greene has published many
articles as a journalist, but her great success has been with her nonfiction books
Praying for Sheetrock (1991), The Temple Bombing (1996), Last Man Out ... The
work exposes the startling corruption of McIntosh County in coastal Georgia.

On The Issues

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When our office came upon Mcintosh County (the subject of Praying for
Sheetrock), it was so isolated, so beautiful, ... to work on full-length, non- fiction
articles in the evenings after I work," she wrote in an article called "On Writing

Thematic Guide To Popular Nonfiction

Author: Lynda G. Adamson
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313328558
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Change always occurs in both good creative fiction and nonfiction. In Praying for
Sheetrock, Melissa Fay Greene observes the changes in a small community that
topples its racist political hierarchy. ... The authors of these three works, Future
Shock, The Culture of Narcissism, and The Mother Tongue, identify humans ...

American Studies In Scandinavia

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These include Tom Wolfe's The Bonfire of the Vanities (1987); works by Scott
Turow, including Presumed Innocent ... of non-fictional works, such as Melissa
Fay Greene's Praying for Sheetrock: A Work of Nonfiction (1991), Derrick Bell's
And ...

Das Caf Am Rande Der Welt Gro Druck

Author: John Strelecky
ISBN: 9783423253574
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Der mit seinem Leben unzufriedene John erhält in einem kleinen Café Denkanstöße, wie man zu einem bewussteren Dasein gelangen kann.

Word Painting

Author: Rebecca McClanahan
Publisher: Writers Digest Books
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In Praying for Sheetrock: A Work of Nonfiction, Melissa Fay Greene takes us
inside Fanny's mind as she recalls a difficult childhood "in a world that consisted
of her cot, the field, the kitchen and the church." Night, dawn, noon, dusk, night.
Bed ...