Clyde Edgerton

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  • Analysis of Walking Across Egypt by Clyde Edgerton

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    Analysis of Walking Across Egypt by Clyde Edgerton Mattie Rigsbee is the main character in Clyde Edgerton's southern style novel, Walking Across Egypt. Mattie is a seventy-eight year old widow with two middle-aged children. Living alone in a small house, she makes sure that everything is taken care of. She cooks, cleans, mows the lawn, and takes up numerous responsibilities with the church. She is a very caring person with many friends and a family that loves her dearly. At the time this novel

  • Clyde Edgerton: Vietnam Vet, Jet Pilot, and . . . Small Town Housewife

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    Clyde Edgerton: Vietnam Vet, Jet Pilot, and . . . Small Town Housewife Few men have attempted to write using a woman's voice. Those who do choose to use the persona of a woman often fail in their effort, creating a character who does not quite sound authentic. Critics usually note the author's inadequacies and point out difficulties when an author tries to capture the voice of a person of the opposite gender. One exception is Clyde Edgerton in his first novel, Raney. The voice of Raney seems

  • US Elections and The Great Depression

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    first women to fly across the Atlantic alone, scientist split the atom, FDR becomes president • 1933: Hitler becomes chancellor of Germany, FDR launches new deal, Loch Ness monster first sighting!!!! • 1934: Cheeseburger created, Dust bowl, Bonnie and Clyde killed. • 1935: Social security activated, Germany initiates the Nuremberg Laws. • 1936: Hoover Dam completed, Spanish civil war begins, FDR wins re-election • 1937: Amelia Earhart Vanishes, Japan invades china • 1938: Hitler annexes Austria • 1939:

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