Growing Up in Davie County: Reflections from One Hundred Years Ago

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For those who find themselves reminiscing of times past when life seemed less complicated, let William Jamie Moore take you back in time to an era in small-town America when crime was almost nonexistent, your backyard acted as the grocery store, charity wasn't an obligation; when life generally moved at a much slower pace. In Growing up in Davie County, Moore offers us an unusually candid and incredibly detailed window onto small-town life in North Carolina in the early decades of the twentieth century. Through the wide eyes of a child, we're transported back to a simpler, pastoral world that existed all over America not so very long ago. At times informative, at times moving and on occasion side-splittingly hilarious, this collection of stories is a must for anyone who can appreciate the joy of growing up in a friendly, close-knit community.
ISBN: 9781596290792
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: North Carolina
Images: 76
Pages: 192
Dimensions: 6.875 (w) x 9.75 (h)
Jamie W. Moore was professor of History at the Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina for over twenty years. His father, William Jamie Moore, kept extensive records of the early twentieth-century history of Davie County and Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
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