Book Brings a Heartwarming Perspective to the Old-vs.-New life in the South, While at the Same Time Keeps Readers on the Edge of Their Seats with Suspense
Arlington, TX -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/24/2012 -- Paul H. Yarbrough, author of the new and acclaimed adventure novel, Mississippi Cotton, will be holding a book signing in Arlington, TX on March 24th from noon to 2 PM at Half Price Books, located at 770 Rd to Six Flags St. E, Suite 120, Arlington, TX 76011. Mississippi Cotton, Yarbrough’s debut book brings to light the complex history of rural Mississippi in the 1950’s. It follows a young boy named Jake Conner on his adventure through the Mississippi Delta in 1951. Many readers will be able to relate to Jake’s summer vacation, “but his gets a little more adventurous as he and his cousins snoop around in a mystery that is better left to the grown-ups,” says Yarbrough. The book has drawn critical acclaim from across the country. The main character Jake Conner has been compared to Mattie in True Grit and Scout in To Kill a Mockingbird. “Sharp eyes tempered with childhood simplicity,” says Delta Magazine.
“I am excited to be in Arlington as part of the book tour for Mississippi Cotton,” said Paul H. Yarbrough. “This book is mystifying and is written in a style that is distinctly Southern but one that readers anywhere can enjoy.” The whole purpose of this book is to excite and open up that sense of adventure that is within every reader. This book is perfect for all ages and is one that is extremely hard to put down!
Mississippi Cotton is a must-have for not only Southern enthusiasts but anyone who loves to roll up their sleeves and solve a mystery. Yarbrough is married and resides in Houston, TX. He has been in the oil industry for 35 years. The author brings a heartwarming perspective to the old-vs.-new life in the South. The novel is “heavy on nostalgia and the setting is where my roots are: Mississippi,” says Yarbrough.
Yarbrough will be available for autographed copies of Mississippi Cotton in Arlington at Half Price Books on Saturday, March 24th from noon to 2 PM. The book is a must read for anyone who enjoys a good adventure and would be a great addition to your personal library!
Additional information on Paul H. Yarbrough and Mississippi Cotton may be obtained at http://paulhyarbrough.com/.