Table of contents for The ballad of Little River : a tale of race and restless youth in the rural South / Paul Hemphill.

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Prologue: A Spin in the Country

PART ONE The Heart of a Distant Forest

One: Lost Colony
Two: Peanut
Three: The Preacher
Four: A Hard Life
Five: Trouble

PART TWO A World on Fire

Six: Disturbing the Peace
Seven: Wild in the Woods
Eight: Five Kids
Nine: Cleanup
Ten: Country Goes to Town
Eleven: Lives Suspended

PART THREE Long, Hot Summer

Twelve: Dog Days
Thirteen: Boones, Everywhere
Fourteen: Brother Thomas
Fifteen: Mom
Sixteen: Shootout at Butterfork Hill
Seventeen: It Takes a Village
Eighteen: Murray January
Nineteen: Deliverance
Epilogue: No Church Today

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Little River (Ala.) -- Race relations.
African American churches -- Fires and fire prevention -- Alabama -- Little River.
Arson -- Alabama -- Little River.
African Americans -- Crimes against -- Alabama -- Little River.
Hate crimes -- Alabama -- Little River.
Baldwin County (Ala.) -- Rural conditions.
Little River (Ala.) -- Biography.
Southern States -- Race relations -- Case studies.