A Kiss For a Yankee Dime by Billie Jean Keith

By Billie Jean Keith

while a tender journalist returns from international battle II to his Mississippi homeland, he attempts to alter town -- the city the place “nothing ever changes”. “A Kiss for a Yankee Dime” bristles with southern realities, humor and characters like Dr. Gibson, who retains peacocks on his entrance garden. He lives round the corner to the city bootlegger, Mr. Upchurch, who sells whiskey hidden in watermelons, and lives homes from his cousin, Sheriff Upchurch, and Hitler, the menacing hen. Cordie and her mom, Willa, try and placed sparkle into their city -- Cordie by way of writing letters to robust (famous) humans, and Willa via having a pipe dream, writing poetry and falling in love with the journalist again from the struggle. the entire humans during this novel are in accordance with real characters, neighbors and relations, with names borrowed and adjusted -- together with the small cities of Perry and Vinson.

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