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Maggie Moran
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Attended University of Alabama
Lived in Fort Mineral Wells,TX
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The Boys in the Boat (copy)
I t was lost or so it seemed. The 1939 Olympic gold
medal for winning the eight-oared rowing competition was placed somewhere in
the house for safe keeping. The one who hid it also forgot where, and after
looking all over the family gave it up for lost. Yea...
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Monument Road (copy)
L eonard Self made a promise and today he must honor
it. His lovely wife, Inetta, died on this date one year ago and before passing
she made him promise he would carry out her request. She asks that he take her
ashes and toss them over the side of Artists P...
Leonard Self made a promise and today he must honor it. His lovely wife, Inetta, died on this date one year ago and before passing she made him promise he would carry out her request. She asks that he take her ashes and toss them over the side of Artists Point cliff. He remembered her saying, ...
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The Buried Giant (copy)
A xl and Beatrice are being denied a simple flame to
keep them comfortable at night. They live in a mud cave of many chambers on the
side of a hill amongst their small Briton community. Described as looking
similar to a rabbit warren, the elderly couple hav...
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Whispers (copy)
O ne of the most exciting times for a woman is
pregnancy. The questions that are never ending start to form in her head as her
body does some really strange things. Naturally, she immerses herself in making
the perfect nest and her family and friends shower...
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Yazoo: Integration in a Deep-Southern Town (copy)
I am so in awe of author Willie Morris. During our
snow break, I read Yazoo: Integration in a Deep-Southern Town ,  Remembering
Willie , Good Old Boy , and The Ghost of Rowan Oak: William Faulkner’s Ghost
Stories for Children . In the last book mentioned, h...
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We are trying to get him back in the classroom! This past Saturday, I had my first of 2 classes and tour for Willie Morris! We discussed Good Old Boy, Good Old Boy and the Witch of Yazoo, My Dog Skip, and My Cat Spit McGee. Next month we will do North Toward Home and Conversations w/ Willie Morris. In April, we will tour Yazoo City! I have 12 in the class and 5 are teachers!!! Can you see I am excited?
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The Night Train (copy)
J ayrod could hear the bell his teacher, Mrs. Snitch,
wielded with great enthusiasm off in the distance. He was stuck to the earth
unable to make a decision. In front of him was a deep gully full of honeysuckle
and briars. On the other side stood the class ...
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Dead Wake (copy)
M ay 7, 2015, marks the 100 th anniversary of
the tragic sinking of the Lusitania off the coast of Ireland by a German
submarine’s torpedo. Eric Larson has written, Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of
the Lusitania , that revisits the tragedy that pulled us int...
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Freeze Tag! (copy)
I got an exciting email last night from Dr. Sue
Clifton. She is one of 37 talented writers who will be appearing at the Author
Rodeo Roundup this Saturday, March 28, from 2:00 p.m.to 4:00 p.m. on the
Senatobia campus of Northwest in the R. C. Pugh Library. ...
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My Magnolia Memories and Musings (copy)
T his past weekend, I finished the Little Rock Marathon
with a person I met that morning who literally changed my thinking process for
the whole race. A select few (super slow) runners were allowed to start the
race Sunday morning at 6:00 a.m. while the res...
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Simply Weight Loss (copy)
L ast year, I went from a slow
13 minute mile to a glacier 14 minute mile pace and gained weight all while training
for a marathon. What? The marathon schedule I choose emphasized mandatory long
runs on the weekend for endurance, and optional runs during th...
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Flight of the Sparrow (copy)
M ary Rowlandson’s life is in jeopardy. Two weeks ago
she was shot at and taken as spoils of the siege on her small village in Bay
Colony, Massachusetts called Lancaster. Her husband left the night before the
ambush to get help from a Boston militia. She st...
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Occupation
Librarian
Employment
  • NWCC
    Director, present
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Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Previously
Fort Mineral Wells,TX - Gallatin, TN - Memphis, TN - Oklahoma, OK - Como, MS
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Make Mississippi Read!
Introduction
"A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read." ~ Mark Twain
Bragging rights
Completed two marathons and ran umpteen million halves!
Education
  • University of Alabama
    MLIS, 2002 - 2005
  • Middle Tennessee State University
    BS in Aerospace, 1985 - 1989
  • Gallatin High School
    1982 - 1985
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Gender
Female
Other names
Maggie Smith Moran