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Sams, Ferrol 1922-2013

Overview
Works: 25 works in 76 publications in 1 language and 6,925 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  College stories  Historical fiction  Biography  History  Short stories  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author
Classifications: ND237.H335, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ferrol Sams
Run with the horsemen by Ferrol Sams( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 1,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy's story of growing up on an ancestral farm in Georgia in the early 1900s
The whisper of the river by Ferrol Sams( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porter Osborne Jr. leaves home for Willingham University. Neither would ever be the same again
When all the world was young by Ferrol Sams( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1942 and Porter Osborne, Jr., is safely ensconced in medical school. He is physically safe, though taunted by the beckoning finger of Uncle Sam. Haunted by the family motto. "Remember who you are." Porter wrestles with a flood of conflicting emotions. A year later, the conflicts wtill unresolved, he is an enlisted man in the U.S. Army. In the face of incomprehensible delays and inefficiency, he wonders how America will ever prevail in the world war. Surgical Technician PFC Porter Osborne finally lands at Omaha Beach and joins the Allied fight against Germany
The widow's mite & other stories by Ferrol Sams( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of eight short stories dealing with life in the Southern United States
Epiphany : stories by Ferrol Sams( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trio of stories on human relations. In Relative and Absolute, high school students interview senior citizens about the old days, Harmony Ain't Easy is on a 40-year marriage, and the title story is on a colorful doctor fighting bureaucracy. By the author of Run with the Horsemen
Down town : the journal of James Aloysius Holcombe, Jr. for Ephraim Holcombe Mookinfoos by Ferrol Sams( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional chronicle of life in Fayette County, Georgia, from the Civil War through the twentieth century, as observed by aging bachelor attorney James Aloysius "Buster" Holcombe, Jr
The passing : perspectives of rural America by Jim Harrison( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen vignettes, each marked with power and grace, about America's changing countryside. Includes 60 full-color paintings of rural America
The passing : stories by Ferrol Sams( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When The Passing: Perspectives of Rural America appeared in the fall of 1988, Ferrol Sams's evocative stories, with paintings by Jim Harrison, drew immediate praise from fans and critics alike. Now the stories alone are available for the first time in trade paperback
Down town : a novel by Ferrol Sams( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With his naturalistic and humorous storytelling style, Ferrol Sams has won fans from all walks of life, especially those drawn to Southern fiction. And while the literary landscape of the rural South is peppered with great storytellers, few are as endearing as James Aloysius "Buster" Holcombe, Jr., the observant narrator of Sams's new novel. From Reconstruction, the first World War, the Depression, and World War II, to racial integration, land speculation, and economic boom, Buster Holcombe recounts the events that have shaped our country since the mid-nineteenth century through the eyes of the wide-ranging denizens of 'our town.' Down Town offers a panoptic history of the American South, carefully observed and skillfully presented by a native son
The widow's mite and other stories by Ferrol Sams( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of short stories about everyday Southern life
Run with the horsemen : selected readings from the novel by Ferrol Sams( Recording )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author reads selections from his 1984 novel, Run with the horseman, about a boy growing up on an ancestral farm in Georgia in the early 1900's
Christmas gift! by Ferrol Sams( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Run with the horsemen by Ferrol Sams( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Run with the horseman, about a boy growing up on an ancestral farm in Georgia in the early 1900s
The widow's mite & other stories by Ferrol Sams( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas gift! by Ferrol Sams( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This charming account of the celebration of Christmas in a Fayette County, Georgia, family is re-created with joy and appreciation of the quirks among the author's extended family. Sams captures the essence of storied Southern hospitality in a melange of vignettes recalling Christmases observed in years that were lean as well as bountiful
The congregations that preachers never see by Ferrol Sams( Recording )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The speaker entertains his audience with stories about characters in the congregation. He highlights some things people hide from preachers and concludes that folks simply want preachers to be believers who shepherd the congregation
The Passing : Perspectives of Rural America by Ferrol Sams( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Athens literary festival : roots in Georgia II( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Run with the horsemen
Alternative Names
Ferrol Sams American writer

Ferrol Sams Amerikaans romanschrijver (1922-2013)

Sams, Ferrol 1922-2013 Jr

Sams, Ferrol, Jr., 1922-2013

فيرول سامز، 1922-

Languages
English (75)

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The whisper of the riverWhen all the world was youngThe widow's mite & other storiesEpiphany : storiesDown town : the journal of James Aloysius Holcombe, Jr. for Ephraim Holcombe MookinfoosThe passing : perspectives of rural AmericaThe passing : storiesDown town : a novel