Mississippi sissy

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Publisher:
St. Martin's Press,
Pub. Date:
2007.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
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"Mississippi Sissy" is the stunning memoir from Kevin Sessums, a celebrity journalist who grew up scaring other children, hiding terrible secrets, pretending to be Arlene Frances and running wild in the South. As he grew up in Forest, Mississippi, befriended by the family maid, Mattie May, he became a young man who turned the word "sissy" on its head, just as his mother taught him. In Jackson, he is befriended by Eudora Welty and journalist Frank Hains, but when Hains is brutally murdered in his antebellum mansion, Kevin's long road north towards celebrity begins. In a memoir that echoes bestsellers like "The Liar's Club," Kevin Sessums brings to life the pungent American south of the 1960s and the world of the strange little boy who grew there.
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ISBN:
9780312341015
Lexile measure:
1120L
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Grouping Title mississippi sissy
Grouping Author sessums kevin
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Last Grouping Update 2018-09-21 22:57:58PM
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subject_facet Gay journalists -- United States -- Biography, Journalists -- United States -- Biography, Sessums, Kevin
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