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Texas Author Paul H. Yarbrough to Hold Book Signing in Bastrop, LA for Mississippi Cotton on May 12th

Book Signing to be Hosted by The Morehouse Parish Library


Bastrop, LA -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/21/2012 -- Paul H. Yarbrough, author of the new and acclaimed Southern fiction novel, Mississippi Cotton, will be holding a book signing in Bastrop, LA on May 12th from 1 to 3 PM at The Morehouse Parish Library, located at 524 East Madison Street, Bastrop, LA 71220. 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 Bastrop, LA as part of my 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.” Mississippi Cotton is sure 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!

Yarbrough will be available for autographed copies of Mississippi Cotton in Bastrop, LA at The Parish Library on Saturday, May 12th from 1 to 3 PM. The book is a must read for anyone who enjoys a good adventure and will make the perfect Mother’s Day gift! Moms everywhere will enjoy Mississippi Cotton, as the author 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.

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