Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Author Bill Lightle to speak tomorrow at 1 pm
Thanks to Dr. Curt Lindquist for the following information:
Author Bill Lightle will discuss his book Mill Daddy: The Life and Times of Roy Davis on Wednesday, March 31st, 1PM in the library. This book describes the life of an Albany, Georgia cotton mill "daddy." Lightle weaves together themes of family, love, and friendship against the backdrop of twentieth century Southern history.
Besides being the author of other books such as Made or Broken: Football & Survival in the Georgia Woods, Lightle wrote for the following newspapers: The Albany Herald, Greenville (SC) News, Florida-Times Union and Atlanta-Journal Constitution. After publishing his book Made or Broken: Football & Survival in the Georgia Woods, the Georgia senate passed a resolution honoring Mr. Lightle for “his passion for education, history, and the furtherance of social justice.”
You can check out the author's personal Web site here.