Tobacco Road


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Tobacco Road

tale of Jeeter Lester and other oppressed, degraded lives. [Am. Lit.: Tobacco Road]
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(143.) Tennant, American Cigarette Industry, 15-16; Tate, "In the 1880s," 110; Tate, "Potholes on Tobacco Road," 31; Dillow, "Thank You for Not Smoking," 96; Wolfson, Fight Against Big Tobacco, 19-20.
After more than five exciting years, locally owned Tobacco Road Tours and Transportation will enrich its offerings into the area it knows best - the City of Raleigh.
I've posted this before, but here is Brown, of UNC, bringing his Brooklyn beef with Art Heyman down to Tobacco Road. Go Mustangs!
I've still got Ramsey Lewis's Tobacco Road album given to me by photographer Athol Buxton and the Procul Harum, Cream and Small Faces' singles left on my desk by reporter Gerald Radcliffe.
This is small-town middle-class southern life as opposed to the Gothic, as opposed to Tobacco Road, as opposed to plantation life."
The return of Fishman to the fold is not the only reunion Hugh has enjoyed of late, however; recently returned from a tour of the west coast of the United States, it was in LA where Hugh managed to hook up with his old mate, Richard Thompson (the pair were both in a school band called Emile & The Detectives) for a one-off performance of the Nashville Teens hit Tobacco Road.
Two earlier novels dealing substantially with the same material--Erskine Caldwell's Tobacco Road and William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying--can, I believe, be drawn upon to illuminate and give us perspective for Miss O'Connor's dramatic revelation.
Edited by Carolina native and Executive Director of the North Carolina Writers' Network Ed Southern, Sports in the Carolinas: From Death Valley to Tobacco Road collects vignettes from the amazing history of Carolina sports and athletes--from Olympic medal winners to championship boxers to NASCAR racers, pro wrestlers and much more.
That's when Tom Kunkel invited me to join the merry band of Herald revelers at Tobacco Road, a dive on the Miami River that bills itself as Miami's oldest bar, a place where Al Capone used to hang.
The area around it is a wasteland dotted with a couple of fancy hotels and some chain restaurants, but the plans make the DeWitt Ballpark Village look like a hamlet on Tobacco Road. The Bidwill Ballpark Village, surrounding the stadium on three sides (an interstate highway is on the fourth side), will be home to office buildings, hotels, residential properties and all the various accoutrements that seem to stand for urban development these days.
Turned out it was the perfect time and place for Roger Craig, whose North Carolina drawl still is thick as the dust being kicked up on Tobacco Road.
It is the ugly truth at the core of sports enthusiasm It is the dirty little secret shared by fanatics from suburban couch potatoes to frenetic fans jammed into European soccer stadiums, from Lynyrd Skynyrd mullet-heads in the cheap seats at Tobacco Road stock car tracks to faux celebrities glitzing in pricey Vegas ringside boxing seats--the love and lure of violence is at the heart of sports.

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