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Pat Fitzhugh

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Born
Nashville, Tennessee, The United States
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Stephen King, John Grisham, William Faulkner

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November 2008


~ An extension of every glass of iced tea sipped on a lazy summer’s day, propped against life’s most inevitable and unfortunate truths. ~

Hailing from the land of moonshine and grits, Pat Fitzhugh is best known for his books about the history, legends, and lore of the American South.

From Louisiana's eerie swamps to Virginia's misty mountains, Fitzhugh’s writing embodies the passions, fears, and tragedies of a region rich in folklore and shrouded in mystery. His reverence for the past and keen interest in the supernatural are strikingly evident in his writing, which not only tingles the spine, but exudes a profound sense of history and place.

"I take yarns of history, legends, and tragedies, and weave them into stories that not only entertain,
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Ghostly Cries From Dixie

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Ghostly Cries From Dixie

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I've found it increasingly hard to edit five different pages in five different locations, every time an event comes up. It's redundant and inefficient, and takes considerable time to complete.

Going forward, I will have only ONE official event listings page, which is on my website. If at any time you are interested in my upcoming events, please visit the following link:

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Introduction to my Turkey Creek Memoir (Biographies & Memoirs)
1 chapters   —   updated Aug 23, 2015 03:59PM
Description: The introduction to my upcoming memoir, "From Turkey Creek - A Memoir"
Waverly Hills Tuberculosis Sanatorium (Mystery & Thrillers)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 22, 2009 11:19PM
Description: A chapter excerpt from my upcoming title, "[book:Ghostly Cries From Dixie]." This chapter deals with one of the most haunted places in America, Waverly Hills TB Sanatorium, an early 20th century TB hospital that saw thousands of deaths.
Voodo on the Bayou (Mystery & Thrillers)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 22, 2009 11:19PM
Description: A chapter excerpt from my upcoming title, "[book:Ghostly Cries From Dixie]." This chapter deals with the life, times and legacy of Marie Laveau, the legendary 19th century Voodoo queen who held New Orleans in her firm grasp for nearly four decades.

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I love this book. The story flows well, and the pacing between key events is spot-on. It's a real page turner, as well as a lesson in history. It's rare that a book--any book--can provide such a great, authentic story, yet also teach a lesson in hist ...more
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This book is good. Really good. I don't do YA or even any genre near it, but I made it a point to read "My Stupid Girl" for several reasons. I'm glad that I did. "My Stupid Girl" is catchy, cleverly written, and even wrenching in places--all the qual ...more
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