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Ernest Rhodes to Read From “A Coal Miner’s Family at Mooseheart,” Sept. 21 at the University Bookstore

Sep 17 2010 Published by Barely South Review under Events

At age 95, Old Dominion University Professor Emeritus of English Ernest Rhodes has published a memoir of growing up in an orphans’ home-school in Illinois, and will give a reading from the book at noon Tuesday, Sept. 21, at the University Village Bookstore.

In “A Coal Miner’s Family at Mooseheart,” Rhodes recalls the period 1919-39, and particularly the years starting in 1926 when, as an 11-year-old, he and his three siblings moved with their recently widowed mother from a small coal-mining town in West Virginia to the City of Children at Mooseheart, Ill., a unique home-school near Chicago run by the Moose fraternity, which still operates today.

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Issue Two’s just around the bend

Sep 05 2010 Published by Barely South Review under Content Announcements,Site News

We’ve spent the past week dodging hurricanes and typesetting poems which can only mean one thing–it’s September. Look for the second issue of BSR to drop in ten days.

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