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Where southern cross the dog

Allen Whitley

Where southern cross the dog

by Allen Whitley

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Published by Emerald Book Company in Austin, TX .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lynching,
  • Murder,
  • Investigation,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAllen Whitley
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3623.H585427 W47 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 366 pages ;
    Number of Pages366
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25328219M
    ISBN 109781934572412
    LC Control Number2009942927

      In Where the Southern Cross the Yellow Dog, award-winning author Louis D. Rubin, Jr., discusses writing and writers based on his own experience as a writer, editor, teacher, and publisher. Only ten years old when he wrote his first article for publication and eighty-one when he completed the preface to this book, Rubin skillfully incorporates more than seventy years of knowledge and Author: Louis Decimus Rubin.   'Art Of Field Recording Volume II'.

      Rarely is literature as breathtakingly lyrical and searing in its imagery as Southern Cross the Dog, a novel by Bill Cheng.. So bewitching are the descriptions of a hapless Mississippi, one.   Down to the levee: Bill Cheng's first novel, Southern Cross the Dog, is set in the aftermath of the Great Mississippi Flood of Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty.

    SOUTHERN CROSS THE DOG is a gritty novel with a decidedly dark literary quality, surprising and mysterious, tormenting and tortuous, and continuously unpredictable. Though somber overall, it is also thoughtful and artistic, seemingly filled with opaque meanings and bitter ironies, and nowhere is the reader spared the blatant truths of the time. Southern Cross the Dog by Bill Cheng photo southern cross the ch should have been wonderful, since I really love railroads. But this book is a debut centering on the Great Flood of along the Mississippi, a tragedy that killed people and left countless families homeless.3/5(9).


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Set in Clarksdale, Mississippi, Where Southern Cross the Dog begins with the tragic slaying of a day laborer and the chance meeting of its two main characters: Travis Montgomery, a new graduate of Millsaps College, and Hannah Morgan, a young, educated, affluent African-American woman who returns to the South to assist her ailing grandmother.

As /5(15). The ‘Southern Cross’ is a railroad junction (I think?) and the ‘Dog’ of Where southern cross the dog book book’s title stems from Robert having a type of death wish combined with an irrational awareness of the presence of a grotesque dog on his trail, and a fear he is marked by the devil/5(98).

Set in Clarksdale, Mississippi, Where Southern Cross the Dog begins with the tragic slaying of a day laborer and the chance meeting of its two main characters: Travis Montgomery, a new graduate of Millsaps College, and Hannah Morgan, a young, educated, affluent African-American woman who returns to the South to assist her ailing : Allen Whitley.

Where Southern Cross the Dog is a riveting fiction blues book set around s Clarksdale, Mississippi and the delta. Cotton, murder, mystery, nazis and delta blues. Where the Southern Cross the Yellow Dog book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In Where the Southern Cross the Yellow Dog, /5. Southern Cross the Dog effectively creates a sense of place, the Mississippi Delta in the early 20th century, a world of danger, racial hatred, disappointment, and occasional hope.

The descriptions of the land are vivid and often fresh (though sometimes confusing and amateurish). Overall, the creation of a southern ambiance is a remarkable achievement considering the author is a New /5.

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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Author: Trey R. Barker. Another railroad, the Yazoo Delta, was more popularly known as the Yellow Dog. The Southern tracks crossed the Yazoo Delta railroad in Moorhead, MS. That's "where the Southern cross the Dog." The site has been preserved, even though the Yazoo Delta rails today end about 50 yards in either direction from the old-fashioned crossing.

Where the Southern Cross the Dog - Moorhead. Handy, "The Father of the Blues," immortalized the crossing of the Southern Railway and the Yazoo Delta ("Yellow Dog") Railroad at Moorhead in his song "Yellow Dog Rag," better known under its later title, "Yellow Dog Blues.".

Where The Southern Crosses The Dog (Hans Theessink) Held a good job in the city Had a lay-off and they got poor me I feel so lowdown and. Bill Cheng's debut novel, Southern Cross the Dog, is full of mythical characters who feel like they rose right out of the Mississippi Swamp, and narratives that churn and swirl like the river itself.

A historic plaque in Moorhead is located where the Southern Railroad once crossed the Yazoo Delta Railroad (known as the "Yellow Dog"). The Southern travelled east-west, and later became the Columbus and Greenville Railway, while the Yellow Dog travelled north-south, and later became the Yazoo and Mississippi Valley level junction (diamond) is still preserved as an historic site.

Bill Cheng’s first novel, “Southern Cross the Dog,” is dedicated to a long list of his favorite bluesmen, from Son House and Pinetop Perkins. Add a gift card to your order. Choose your denomination.

The information about Southern Cross the Dog shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication.

If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel. Southern Cross the Dog has large and small echoes of masterful works, but we should not make any mistake—Cheng has carved out his own creative and accomplished path. Edward J.

Jones Cheng, an author raised in Queens who lives in Brooklyn, NY, debuts with a novel in the great Southern tradition; think Cormac McCarthy or a 21st-century : HarperCollins Publishers. May 5, • Bill Cheng's debut novel, Southern Cross the Dog, is full of mythical characters who feel like they rose right out of the Mississippi Swamp, and narratives that churn and swirl Author: Bill Cheng.

In the tradition of Cormac McCarthy and Flannery O’Connor, Bill Cheng’s Southern Cross the Dog is an epic literary debut in which the bonds between three childhood friends are upended by the Great Mississippi Flood of In its aftermath, one young man must choose between the lure of the future and the claims of the past.

The Peavine Railroad went from Dockery to "Where the Southeren Cross the Dog" a few miles away to connect to all points North and West. This is a. In the tradition of Cormac McCarthy and Flannery O'Connor, Bill Cheng's Southern Cross the Dog is an epic literary debut in which the bonds between three childhood friends are upended by the Great Mississippi Flood of In its aftermath, one young man must choose between the lure of the future and the claims of the : $.

Already a lot has been said about how Bill Cheng, a Queens-born, Chinese-American author in his late 20s, who has written “Southern Cross the Dog,’’ a .Southern Cross the Dog is an experiment in submerging the reader in the rhythms and language of a period of US history and literature that has disappeared.

He has made his book out of fascination and research. It is haunting and unrelenting. For Southern Cross the Dog, I know Peter Mathiessen’s Shadow Country was hugely influential to me.

It has the kind of scope and breadth that I wanted for my own book. There’s also Illywhacker by Peter Carey, which reminded me that books should also be thrilling and joyful and provocative to the imagination.