Wayne Greenhaw

Books
11:01 am
Thu February 17, 2011

Fighting the Devil in Dixie: How Civil Rights Activists Took on the Ku Klux Klan in Alabama

As all who know him will attest, Wayne Greenhaw is one of Alabama's best storytellers. In "Fighting the Devil in Dixie," Greenhaw shines the spotlight more on the determined lawyers who went after the flagrantly illegal, unconstitutional city and state ordinances and the Klan itself.

Audio ?2011 Alabama Public Radio

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Books
4:24 pm
Fri November 30, 2007

King of Country

King of Country

The real king of country was, of course, Alabama's Hank Williams. To make sure the reader understands that his protagonist Bobby Lee Butler is not a thinly veiled Williams, the first scene in the novel is young Bobby Lee attending Hank's famous funeral in Montgomery. Bobby Lee is also from Georgiana, knew Hank, has the music in his blood, and is a skinny, poor, white boy with no power or connections in this world. Life will be hard.

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Don Noble
3:30 pm
Mon October 24, 2005

The Thunder of Angels

On the evening of December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks took her seat on bus number 2857. When a white passenger boarded, Mrs. Parks was ordered to give up her seat, refused, and was arrested. In this book, the Montgomery bus boycott that lasted 381 days is fully fleshed out, using extensive research.

The Thunder of Angels

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Don Noble
2:56 pm
Fri December 12, 2003

The Spider's Web

At the age of fourteen, in 1954, Greenhaw, and his protagonist alter-ego Thomas Morgan Reed, developed scoliosis, a severe curvature of the spine. In The Spider's Web Thomas must endure a year of excruciating operations and body casts.

The Spider's Web

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