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Mama Makes Up Her Mind: And Other Dangers of Southern Living
by Bailey White

Published: 2009-03-24
Paperback : 240 pages
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Welcome to the unique world of Bailey White. Her aunt Belle may take you to see her bellowing pet alligator. Her uncle Jimbuddy may appall you with his knack for losing pieces of himself. Most of all, you may succumb utterly to the charms of Bailey's mama, who will take you to a juke ...
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Welcome to the unique world of Bailey White. Her aunt Belle may take you to see her bellowing pet alligator. Her uncle Jimbuddy may appall you with his knack for losing pieces of himself. Most of all, you may succumb utterly to the charms of Bailey's mama, who will take you to a juke joint so raunchy it scared Ernest Hemingway or tuck you into her antique guest bed that has the disconcerting habit of folding up on people while they sleep.

White's indelible vignettes of Southern eccentricity have entranced millions who have heard her read them on NPR. Mama Makes Up Her Mind is as sweetly intoxicating as a mint julep and as invigorating as a walk in White's own overgrown garden.

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  "I lost brain cells reading this"by 8feetfast (see profile) 08/23/14

My idea of a waiting room read. It gives southerners more of a stupid, eat roadkill- stereotype. The Mama stories were better than the others but their weren't enough to put her in the title. Think old... (read more)

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