The Turbervilles of Greensboro, Alabama

The Turbervilles of Greensboro, Alabama : Memories of a Family

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Jonathan May reminisces about his maternal grandparents, King David and Annie Pearl Turberville. and their seven children, their lives, quirks, and relationships. He has felt free to speculate and interpret their personalities and motivations with humor, consideration, and the understanding that sometimes comes with maturity. Through their stories one also gets an intriguing picture of life in a small town in the first half of the 20th Century.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 5.59mm | 195.04g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507596871
  • 9781507596876

About Jonathan May

Jonathan May grew up in Sawyerville, Alabama. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English at Birmingham-Southern College and a Masters of Library Science at Columbia University, where he worked first in the Journalism Library and later, after he got his degree, as Government Documents Librarian. He took early retirement from the library world, returned to his home in Alabama, and began to write. His published novels include A Howling in the Night and Siren Song. In addition, he has edited and published two memoirs by his late friend Tom Canford: A Fever of the Mad: A Movie Publicist Works with Francis Coppola, Elaine May, John Cassavetes, Peter Falk, and Richard Gere and Survives to Tell the Tale! and Baker's Daughter, Miller's Son, a Memoir of the Family of Tom Miller and Norma Miller. More about the author and his life and work can be found on his website, Hollow Square Press.show more