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GRITS (Girls Raised in the South) Guide to Life

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ISBN-10: 0525947264

ISBN-13: 9780525947264

Edition: 2003

Authors: Deborah Ford, Edie Hand, Fannie Flagg

List price: $22.95
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They're called Sweet Potato Queens, Steel Magnolias, Ya-Ya Sisters, and Southern Belles, but at heart they're just plain Grits-Girls Raised In The South! Now, the woman who turned this clever acronym into a symbol of Southern pride reveals the code behind the distinctive-and irresistible-style of the Southern woman. Equal parts sweet sincerity and sharp, sly humor, The Grits Guide to Lifeis chock-full of Southern charm: advice, true-life stories from honest-to-god "Grits," recipes, humor, quotable wisdom, and more. Readers will learn vital lessons, including: how to eat watermelon in a sundress; how to drink like a Southern lady (sip . . . a lot); and the real meaning of PMS (Precious Moody…    
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/14/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Edie Hand, an alumni of the University of North Alabama, is a best-selling author of over twenty books. She is the founder of Hand N' Hand Advertising, Inc., as well as Director of the Edie Hand Foundation that assists with special-needs children. She currently resides in Birmingham, Alabama.

Born on September 21, 1941, in Birmingham, Alabama, and named Patricia Neal, Fannie Flagg attended the University of Alabama, the Pittsburgh Playhouse, and the Town and Gown Theatre. Although she is best known as a novelist and screenwriter, she began her career in Birmingham, in 1964. She was an actress, comedienne, producer, and writer, first in Birmingham in 1964, when she was the producer of The Morning Show (WBRC-TV) and later when she was associated with such shows as Candid Camera and Harper Valley. Other works include Coming Attractions: A Wonderful Novel (1981) and the recording My Husband Doesn't Know I'm Making This Phone Call (1971). However, Flagg's greatest claim to fame came…