New York: Center for Documentary Studies in association with W.W. Norton & Company, 1997. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. Introduction by editor Alex Harris. Afterword by Allan Gurganus. A terrific collection of stories and photographs from various southerners. Includes stories from: Julius Lester, Richard Bausch, Lee Smith, Bobbie Ann Mason, Marita Golden, Robert Olen Butler, Jonathan Bowen, Nanci Kincaid, Mary Ward Brown, and Alan Cheuse. Includes color and black and white images from: William K. Greiner, Patricia D. Richards, Nic Nicosia, Fran Bitett Beck, Mark Steinmetz, Clarissa Sligh, Mitch Epstein, Eric Breitenbach, Margaret Sartor, Connette Pearl McMahon, and Thomas Tulis. A very near fine copy with a tiny remainder dot to the bottom edge in a very near fine dust jacket.