Monticello, Arkansas: James Quick Print, (2008).
Seller ID: 8659bd
Octavo, softbound (photo. illus. slick white wrappers), 156 pp. Fine. From Introduction: This book is not going to be strictly autobiographical. In fact, I am going to be telling very little about myself. Some people wanted me to write about the community where I grew up, others wanted me to write about my tour in the Cayman Islands, and some wanted me to publish some of my poems and stories or narratives. I don't know how this is all going to turn out, but this is the direction we are attempting to go... From Foreword: Jim Bates is a man known in Southeast Arkansas for many things: H... View More...
Monticello, Arkansas: James Quick Print, (2011).
Seller ID: 8660bd
Octavo, softbound (photo. illus. slick white wrappers), 79 pp. Fine. From Introduction: ...Most of the content stems from stories about my people in the community, in the Caymans and in my churches. When I was encouraged to begin Dreaming Backwards, I used health as a reason not to write. In spite of the stroke, Parkinson's and other ailments, here we are again. Some of thenames in this book will be familiar. Others will be introduced by the author. As one of the staff said each time she brought my meals at The Woods of Monticello Rehabilitation Center, ÒEnjoy!Ó Again, the best source... View More...