Good Country People
Trade paperback, 134 pp., published by North Carolina Wesleyan College Press in 1995. 1st ed.
A followup “irregular journal” to Arthur Mann Kaye’s “The Coastal Plains.” Includes Tom Patterson’s essay on Mrs. Way’s Museum in Belhaven, NC; Milton Quigless’s memoir of his two weeks spent on the Rabbit’s Foot Minstrels in 1922; and Alex Albright’s essay on Silas Green from New Orleans and Winstead’s Mighty Minstrels. Also includes lots of previously unpublished photos from African-American traveling vaudeville shows.
ISBN 0-933598-13-0. Paperback, 152 pages, 1st ed., 1989. Published by North Carolina Wesleyan College Press. An exceptional collection of essays on this neglected region, with contributions by Robert Lynch, Jonathan Williams, Roger Manley, Alex Albright, Linda Flowers and others.