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TOMMY MACK: Unsettled Years by Thomas Dixon

TOMMY MACK: Unsettled Years

by Thomas Dixon

346 pages
Poor, beat-up Appalachian family takes on city life up north.

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Category: Autobiography
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About the Book
In 1964, Myrtle Dixon moved her large brood of children from the coalfields of Virginia to the quiet suburbs of Wilmington, Delaware, hoping to escape an alcoholic and abusive husband and father.

Tommy Mack: Unsettled Years is a coming-of-age story about the trials of relocation to a strange town “up north.” Tom’s family lives through wonderful, strange, and hectic times; when personal, family, and national issues seemed troubling and sometimes overwhelming. The conflicts and violence that had been pervasive during Tom’s early Appalachian childhood don’t magically disappear; they arrive in new forms. But through love, perseverance, and God’s graces, the Dixons survive, enjoy good times, and ultimately prosper as a family.

The second of four planned memoirs, Tommy Mack: Unsettled Years is a sad, funny, and ultimately heartwarming story about a young man’s path to adulthood.

 

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About the Author
Thomas Dixon Early retirement, followed by his mother’s death in 2008, spurred Thomas Dixon to collect notes and memories for writing his wild and crazy family history. Although he’s lived in Delaware most of his life, Tom loves and frequents the place he “still” calls home—the mountains of Appalachia.

 

 

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