Growing Up in Davie County

Growing Up in Davie County

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For those who find themselves reminiscing of times past when life seemed less complicated, let William Jamie Moore take you back in time to an era in small-town America when crime was almost nonexistent, your backyard acted as the grocery store, charity wasn't an obligation; when life generally moved at a much slower pace. In Growing Up in Davie County, Moore offers us an unusually candid and incredibly detailed window on to small-town life in North Carolina in the early decades of the twentieth century. Through the wide eyes of a child, we're transported back to a simpler, pastoral world that existed all over America not so very long ago. At times informative, at times moving and on occasion side-splittingly hilarious, this collection of stories is a must for anyone who can appreciate the joy of growing up in a friendly, close-knit community.We had Christmas at home and now another at Mr. Younga#39;s immediately thereafter, and it was not yet daylight. ... but I was too young to question how Santa Claus could have missed these children. ... It had a curved handle and a single barrel with a cork bullet attached to a string that ran down the interior of the barrel to theanbsp;...

Title:Growing Up in Davie County
Author: William Jamie Moore
Publisher:The History Press - 2005

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