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By Billie Jean Keith

while a tender journalist returns from international battle II to his Mississippi place of origin, 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 town 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 via writing letters to strong (famous) humans, and Willa through having a pipe dream, writing poetry and falling in love with the journalist again from the struggle. all of the humans during this novel are in response to precise characters, associates and kin, with names borrowed and adjusted -- together with the small cities of Perry and Vinson.

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