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By Billie Jean Keith

whilst a tender journalist returns from international warfare II to his Mississippi place of origin, he attempts to alter the city -- the city the place “nothing ever changes”. “A Kiss for a Yankee Dime” bristles with southern realities, humor and characters like Dr. Gibson, who retains peacocks on his entrance garden. He lives round the corner to town bootlegger, Mr. Upchurch, who sells whiskey hidden in watermelons, and lives homes from his cousin, Sheriff Upchurch, and Hitler, the menacing chicken. Cordie and her mom, Willa, try and placed sparkle into their city -- Cordie through writing letters to strong (famous) humans, and Willa by way of having a pipe dream, writing poetry and falling in love with the journalist again from the warfare. all of the humans during this novel are in line with real characters, buddies and family, with names borrowed and adjusted -- together with the small cities of Perry and Vinson.

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