Liars and Legends: The Weirdest, Strangest, and Most Interesting Stories from the South

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Thomas Nelson Inc, Apr 9, 2005 - History - 192 pages
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Everyone loves a good story. And Liars and Legends contains 40 of the South's most interesting and . . . well . . . just plain curious stories. This book grows out of the popular Turner South television show, Liars and Legends and will be promoted on the show. George Lindsey, who just began as host of the show, will be available for promotion as well. Attractively designed in a square format, each story will have 4 to 8 pictures that will enhance the story by letting the readers see for themselves the weird, strange, and interesting things that occur in the South.

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Build It and They will Come
Hell on wheels
The Real Jack Daniel
The Murphy yillage
The Bell witch
The Edgar Watson Murder
what Lurks in the Shadows?
The Coon Dog Opera
Coon Dog Cemetery
The Delta Blues
The Fort Fisher Hermit
The Townls Sherman 17 Roswell women
a k a Mayberry 19 Underground wonders
Nuestra Senora de Atocha

The Pea Island Surfmen
Fort Livingston
Americas Most Haunted City?
Underground Savannah
See Rock City
The Greenbriers Secret

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About the author (2005)

Emily Ellison is the author of three books of fiction ("Alabaster Chambers, First Light, " and "The Picture Makers") and the co-editor of an anthology of contemporary American literature ("Our Mutual Room: Modern Literary Portraits of the Opposite Sex"). Ms. Ellison is a founder of the Atlanta Girls' School, a nonsectarian, nondiscriminatory, nonprofit college preparatory day school for adolescent girls and young women. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with her husband and teen-aged daughter.

George Lindsey, a native of Jasper, Alabama, is a noted stage, screen, nightclub, and television actor. His most famous role was that of Goober on the television classic "The Andy Griffith Show" and later on "Mayberry RFD". He also was a regular on the hit television show "HeeHaw". Mr. Lindsey currently performs his comedy standup act all over the United States and is the host of the Emmy Award-winning "Liars & Legends" for the Turner South cable network.

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