Yoknapatawpha Press is pleased to announce that GOOD OLD BOY: A DELTA BOYHOOD by Willie Morris, has a new cover.
The WPA photograph of two boys fishing in a Bayou, in Schriever, LA was taken in 1940 by Marion Post
Walcott, It’s archived in Photos and Prints Division, Library of Congress
Willie’s son, David Rae Morris, brought this photo to my attention. It captures the spirit of Willie’s story — and the time frame fits: GOOD OLD BOY takes place during WWII.
GOOD OLD BOY: A Delta Boyhood, by Willie Morris. Middle grade fiction, paperback, $12.95, ISBN 978-0-916242-68-8. All-time best-seller at Yoknapatawpha Press, Good Old Boy evokes the author’s memories of a Mississippi boyhood . Morris, who was the editor of Harper’s Magazine and Ole Miss writer-in-residence from 1980-90., grew up in Yazoo City, MS; taught in Mississippi schools.