By Charline R. McCord,Judy H. Tucker,Malcolm White

With contributions by:

Walter Biggins, Patti Carr Black, Lottie Brent Boggan, Donald H. Butts, Bob Carskadon, Rebecca Lauck Cleary, David Creel, Sylvia Nettles Dickson, Pat Flynn, Chris Gilmer, Peggy Gilmer-Piasecki, Carolyn Haines, Ann Tyrone Hebert, C. C. Henley, Alice Jackson, Donald M. Kartiganer, Janice Marie Kraft, Francis X. Kuhn, invoice Luckett, Johnnie Mae Maberry, Debbie Campbell Matthews, Charline R. McCord, Jo McDivitt, Cheri Thornton McHugh, Thomas McIntyre, Margaret McMullan, Willie Morris, Julia Reed, Ronnie Riggs, Sid Salter, David Sheffield, Mary Sue Slagle, Seetha Srinivasan, Brenda Trigg, Judy H. Tucker, Cynthia Walker, Lawrence �Larry� Wells, Jacqueline Freeman Wheelock, Malcolm White, Diane Williams, and Richard Wiman

A yr in Mississippi provides a suite of 40 essays, ten consistent with season, celebrating major occasions and traditions through the kingdom. Writers exhibit the history, historical past, and feelings of those occasions and traditions with specified that means. each one occasion shines within the highlight, saw not just to check its effect, but additionally to find why it succeeds, the way it contributes to and shapes a special tradition, and the way it capabilities to bind humans together.

Well-known members and essays of certain curiosity within the assortment contain Willie Morris�s �The Glory of the Game,� Julia Reed�s �Green Day,� Lawrence �Larry� Wells�s �Always on My Mind�A Blues and Civil Rights travel of the Mississippi Delta,� Donald M. Kartiganer�s �Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha 1974�2016,� Margaret McMullan�s �Christmas within the Pass,� Sid Salter�s �The Neshoba County reasonable: Porches, Politicians, and Pie,� Patti Carr Black�s �Whiskey Christmases,� Carolyn Haines�s �Camp Meeting,� David Sheffield�s �The Blessing of the Fleet,� and Seetha Srinivasan�s �Diwali: Hindu pageant of Lights.�

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