In this collection the editor offers a picture of the South as that region has been portrayed by writers of short fiction. An omnibus volume of twenty-seven famous tales, it tells of plantation life and the new Afro-American; of the slowly changing hillbilly and the poor white of the lowlands; of traditional Charleston, colorful New Orleans, and progressive Birmingham. Originally published in 1931. A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital techlogy to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.