Old-Fashioned Words

What Makes Us Southerners, Volume IV
Narrated by: Kathryn Tucker Windham
Length: 41 mins
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Kathryn Tucker Windham begins this montage of stories with the sounds of summer and ends with a joyful Christmas memory. The mixture of tales, from the mouth-watering description of good Southern food to the story of a governor more familiar with Tom Sawyer than Tom Jefferson, comes together to evoke the image of a happy childhood. The title selection shows us how saying things just a little differently can make life just that much more interesting, even when what's different is just a little behind the times.

Ms. Windham's rich voice spreads over the listener like butter over Southern cornbread, and these multicolored memories create something larger: a community sustained by tradition, values, family, and above all, a sense of humor.

©1986 Kathryn Tucker Windham (P)1986 Kathryn Tucker Windham

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A Southern Treasure

I'd listen all day to Ms. Windham telling her sweet and innocent Southern Childhood memories!