Texas Author Paul H. Yarbrough to Hold Book Signing In Austin for Mississippi Cotton on November 26th
Book Brings a Heartwarming Perspective to the Old-vs.-New life in the South, while at the Same Time Keeps Readers on the Edge of Their Seats with Suspense.
- Austin-San Marcos, TX (1888PressRelease) November 23, 2011 - Paul H. Yarbrough, author of the new and acclaimed adventure novel, Mississippi Cotton, will be holding a book signing in Austin, TX on November 26th from 2 pm to 5 pm at Half Price Books at the Woodland/Anderson Mill location, 13492 US Highway 183 Austin, TX 78750. Mississippi Cotton, Yarbrough's debut book brings to light the complex history of rural Mississippi in the 1950's. It follows a young boy named Jake Conner on his adventure through the Mississippi Delta in 1951. Many readers will be able to relate to Jake's summer vacation, "but his gets a little more adventurous as he and his cousins snoop around in a mystery that is better left to the grown-ups," says Yarbrough. The book has drawn critical acclaim from across the country. The main character Jake Conner has been compared to Mattie in True Grit and Scout in To Kill a Mockingbird. "Sharp eyes tempered with childhood simplicity," says Delta Magazine.
"I am delighted to be in Austin as part of the book tour for Mississippi Cotton," said Paul H. Yarbrough. "This book is mystifying and is written in a style that is distinctly Southern but one that readers anywhere can enjoy. The whole purpose of this book is to excite and open up that sense of adventure that is within every reader. This book is perfect for all ages and is one that is extremely hard to put down!
Mississippi Cotton is a must-have for not only Southern enthusiasts but anyone who loves to roll up their sleeves and solve a mystery. Yarbrough is married and resides in Houston, TX. He has been in the oil industry for 35 years. The author brings a heartwarming perspective to the old-vs.-new life in the South. The novel is "heavy on nostalgia and the setting is where my roots are: Mississippi," says Yarbrough.
Yarbrough will be available for autographed copies of Mississippi Cotton in Austin at Half Price Books, this Saturday, November 26th from 2 to 5 PM. The book is not only a must read for anyone who enjoys a good adventure but would make an ideal Christmas gift or stocking stuffer.
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