Southern in The City: A Mason-Dixon View of Manhattan is a personal testimony about New York City.
I am a Southern native, and this book covers more than a
30-year time span. The first time I visited Manhattan at 14, I met a host of celebrities and fell in love with the world of Broadway. Later, in my 20s, 30s and 40s, I came to know a deeper side of New York.
In 2001, I found myself within days of accepting a job offer that would have meant relocation from Nashville to Manhattan - just months before 9/11.
Whether you're from a small town or grew up in the BIG city, this book's for you!
Southern in The City contains years of reflection and advice on visiting the Big Apple, along with a proper dose of Southern anecdotes. I've also shared some of my personal photos in the book. You can also see these (and more) on my Instagram page. I'd love for you to join me there!
The stories from Southern in The City will likely make you laugh, cry, and reflect. It's my hope, that they will help break down today's geographical stereotypes across our country.
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Southern in The City is dedicated to the memory of Lt. John Napolitano, Jr. (FDNY Rescue 2) and all the brave men and women of the Fire Department of New York.