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By Diane Williams,Susan Allen Liles

From the hills to the coast, the folk of Mississippi have tales to inform. so much may by no means wager that Raleigh, Mississippi, as soon as performed host to the nationwide Tobacco Spitting Contest. Over in Okolona, youngsters are advised of the guy who lived--and died--deep down in a gap and scared passersby. From the gandy dancers who equipped the 1st teach tracks in Mississippi to the eight-foot-tall guy who lived within the woods of Columbia, learn stories that diversity from universal fable to an excellent little bit of righteous gossip. writer and storyteller Diane Williams traveled around the Magnolia kingdom to collect those neighborhood legends and has compiled them into an inquisitive, laugh-out-loud collection.

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