The Resource Georgialina : a southland as we knew it, Tom Poland, (electronic resource)

Georgialina : a southland as we knew it, Tom Poland, (electronic resource)

Label
Georgialina : a southland as we knew it
Title
Georgialina
Title remainder
a southland as we knew it
Statement of responsibility
Tom Poland
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Veteran journalist and southern storyteller Tom Poland has been writing about the disappearing rural South for nearly four decades. With a companionable appreciation for nostalgia, preservation, humor, and wonder, Georgialina: A Southland as We Knew It brings to life once more the fading and often-forgotten unfiltered character of the South as Poland takes readers down back roads to old homeplaces, covered bridges, and country stores. He recalls hunting for snipes and for lost Confederate gold; the joys of beach music, the shag, and cruising Ocean Drive; and the fading traditions of sweeping yards with homemade brooms, funeral processions, calling catfish, and other customs of southern heritage and history. Peppered with candid memoir, Georgialina also introduces readers to a host of quirky and memorable characters who have populated the southland of Poland's meanderings. As commercialization, homogenization, and relocation have slowly altered distinctive regions of the country, making all places increasingly similar, southern traditions have proven to be more resilient than most. But Poland notes that many elements that once defined day-to-day life in the South are now completely foreign to contemporary generations. Set primarily in Poland's native Georgia and adopted home of South Carolina, his tales of bygone times resonate across a recognizably southern landscape and faithfully recall the regional history and lore that have defined the South for generations as a place uniquely its own for natives, newcomers, and visitors
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1949-
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Poland, Thomas M.
Dewey number
975.8/344
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Electronic books
  • Chattooga County (Ga.)
  • Chattooga County (Ga.)
  • South Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Southern States
  • Southern States
  • Chattooga River (N.C.-Ga. and S.C.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Georgialina : a southland as we knew it, Tom Poland, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12067486
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12067486
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12067486
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12067486
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Georgialina : a southland as we knew it, Tom Poland, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12067486
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12067486
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12067486
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12067486
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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