Read all about
crimes of passion, fancy & not-so-fancy weddings, and whose Carolina
cousins are visiting. What? You didn't know about that early divorce
Aunt Edna got? And surprise! Great-great-granddad J. W. was not only a
farmer, but a county commissioner, too!
You'll find mention
of long-gone hometowns left behind, squabbles at the county courthouse
and at the local beer joint, epidemics and traveling circuses.
Browse the recipes
that your great-grandmother might've tried, the poems she might have tucked
into her Bible, and consider the finest cures of the day: Carter's Little
Liver Pills, Pilcher's Castoria, and remedies for those "secret,
depraved habits" of young men.
name is in the index.