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Teddy’s Child: Growing Up in the Anxious Southern Gentry Between the Great Wars

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Category: Memoir
Format: Trade Cloth, 216 pages
Pub Date: Spring 2010
Price: $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-58838-195-8
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Dr. Virginia Hamilton has long been admired for the prose styling of her academic publications and the vigor of her research. In Teddy’s Child: Growing Up in the Anxious Southern Gentry Between the Great Wars, the respected historian chronicles her own lineage and discovers the commonalities that transcend the generations. Supplemented by images of family memorabilia, this scrapbook cum thesis explores the foibles, virtues, singularities, and collective tendencies that constitute a heritage and help explain one generation to another.

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