Dr. Hughlett L. Morris is professor emeritus of speech pathology at the University of Iowa. In addition to this autobiography, he has written six books of fiction. He is a native of Stewart County, Tennessee, and currently lives in Tucson, Arizona.
Tennessee Mary: A Novel
1929: A beautiful young woman sits in the sweet grass in Tennessee with her sweetheart come to see her from Detroit.
1931: A single mother with a ruby ring and a baby boy.
1939: Perched on a stool in a tight brown silk dress, Tennessee Mary sings the blues with Little John at the Dunbar Club.
1991: A full life and four men behind her, she is content in the Cumberland Plateau.