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The Rock Cried Out

By Ellen Douglas
Categories: Literature
Series: Banner Books

This story of the modern South, of love denied and love fulfilled, is a powerful account of the potential for violence that underlies this country's passionate history. Ellen Douglas, a native of Mississippi ...

Where the Dreams Cross

By Ellen Douglas
Categories: Literature
Series: Banner Books

Nat Stonebridge is a thirtyish divorcee who, because of her sexy good looks and incorruptible disregard for convention, has stayed in trouble most of her life. Stranded at home in Philippi, a small town ...

The Snare

By Elizabeth Spencer
Introduction by Peggy Whitman Prenshaw
Categories: Literature
Series: Banner Books

It is well known that New Orleans has its dark underside as well as its glowing visible delights. The journey that Julia Garrett, an intelligent, attractive, but psychically driven girl, makes through ...

The Night Travellers

By Elizabeth Spencer
Categories: Literature
Series: Banner Books

Elizabeth Spencer is "a master storyteller" (San Francisco Chronicle), her work called "dazzling" by Walker Percy. Whether she's writing short stories or novels, Spencer is acclaimed for holding her worlds ...

This Crooked Way

By Elizabeth Spencer
Categories: Literature
Series: Banner Books

Elizabeth Spencer presents a vital, moving story set in the deep South--the Delta and Mississippi hill country. Amos Dudley was a farm boy in the Delta country at the turn of the century until he started ...

New Orleans Sketches

By William Faulkner
Edited by Carvel Collins
Categories: Literature
Series: Banner Books

In 1925 William Faulkner began his professional writing career in earnest while living in the French Quarter of New Orleans. He had published a volume of poetry (The Marble Faun), had written a few book ...

The Big Ballad Jamboree

Uproariously funny and filled with choice narration, The Big Ballad Jamboree is Donald Davidson's only novel.

He set his story—the romance of hillbilly and country singer Danny MacGregor with folk singer ...

Spheres of Liberty

Liberty, one of the most consequential words in our language, is one of the most treasured concepts in American thought—and one of the most intensely debated. Its meaning is constantly shifting, changing ...

Falling Through Space

By Ellen Gilchrist
Categories: Literature
Series: Banner Books

Ellen Gilchrist has amassed a nationwide following, and her readers eagerly anticipate each new short story collection and novel. The sassy and moving commentaries she recorded for National Public Radio ...

Inside Peyton Place

“Indian summer is like a woman. Ripe, hotly passionate, but fickle, she comes and goes as she pleases so that one is never sure whether she will come at all, nor for how long she will stay. ”

So begins ...