Willie Morris Books in Memoir and Biography

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Something Inside So Strong

Life in Pursuit of Choice, Courage, and Change

University Press of Mississippi

The autobiography of a reluctant writer who overcame poverty and racism to become a civil rights activist and an award-winning, highly published author of books for young readers

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Cups Up

How I Organized a Klavern, Plotted a Coup, Survived Prison, Graduated College, Fought Polluters, and Started a Business

University Press of Mississippi

A riveting story of perseverance and redemption that proves life is stranger than fiction

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Deep South Dispatch

Memoir of a Civil Rights Journalist

University Press of Mississippi

A compelling memoir from the front lines of the civil rights movement

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Confessions of an Undercover Agent

Adventures, Close Calls, and the Toll of a Double Life

By Charlie Spillers
University Press of Mississippi

The true story of an ex-Marine who fought crime as an undercover cop, a narcotics agent, and finally a federal prosecutor

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Flight Risk

Memoirs of a New Orleans Bad Boy

University Press of Mississippi

A rebellious native son attempts to escape the magnetic pull of New Orleans

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Freedom Rider Diary

Smuggled Notes from Parchman Prison

By Carol Ruth Silver; Introduction by Raymond Arsenault; Photographs by Claude A. Liggins; Afterword by Cherie A. Gaines
University Press of Mississippi

One woman's harrowing, unforgettable account from the nadir of Jim Crow Mississippi

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