Yellow Dogs, Hushpuppies, and Bluetick Hounds: The Official Encyclopedia of Southern Culture Quiz Book (Paperback)
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Yellow Dogs, Hushpuppies, and Bluetick Hounds: The Official Encyclopedia of Southern Culture Quiz Book (Paperback)

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Paperback 147 Pages / Published: 30/04/1996
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Who lived at the P.O. in China Grove, Mississippi? What does NASCAR stand for? Where is the Redneck Riviera? When is Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday? What are Yellow Mama and Old Sparky? Entertaining, fun, and educational, this quiz book covers every aspect of southern culture from alligators to melungeons to zydeco. More than 800 questions--most drawn from the Encyclopedia of Southern Culture--cover literature, music, entertainment, history, politics, the law, sports and recreation, science, medicine, business, industry, and religion.

Test your southern I.Q.! Take a copy to parties and on road trips. Use it to settle supper-table squabbles. It's a guaranteed good time. Published in collaboration with the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi Answers to questions: Sister, who tells her story in Eudora Welty's 'Why I Live at the P.O.' National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. The Florida Panhandle January 15, 1929 Electric chairs in Alabama and Florida, respectively

A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807845929
Number of pages: 147
Weight: 200 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 12 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition


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Although I do know quite a bit about southern culture, I can't be expected to know everything that Lisa Howorth and all the other people at the Center for the Study of Southern Culture know. . . . So you can be sure that this book is good wood turned in the grain.--Roy Blount Jr., from the Foreword|""For the old Southern hands who think they already have a grasp on Southern culture (or at least on the Encyclopedia of Southern Culture.""--Publishers Weekly|""Contains an introduction by Roy Blount Jr. that's worth the price of admission and offers 800 pieces of trivia guaranteed to amaze and amuse.""--Knoxville News-Sentinel More than a trivia book, Yellow Dogs, Hushpuppies, and Bluetick Hounds includes over 800 questions along with in-depth answers that cover every aspect of southern culture from alligators to mulungeons to zydeco. There are questions on literature, music, entertainment, history, politics, the law, sports and recreation, science, medicine, business, industry, and religion. And yes--there are even questions about the three dogs appearing in the title. From the same folks who brought you the Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

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