Football is more than a game in Mississippi; it's a way of life that unites communities and fuels the spirit of small towns and bustling cities alike. And now, you have the chance to delve deep into the heart of Mississippi high school football with Nash Nunnery, the author of "Magnolia Gridiron Cathedrals." Join us at LOEB'S, located at 2209 Front Street, Meridian, MS 39301, on Saturday, December 16, 2023, from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM, as we celebrate the release of this captivating book.
About the Author: Nash Nunnery
A proud native of the Mississippi Delta, Nash Nunnery is no stranger to the rich tapestry of Mississippi life. As a freelance writer and veteran sports journalist, Nunnery has left his mark on various publications, including the Clarion-Ledger, Jackson Daily News, Mississippi Business Journal, and more. His diverse writing portfolio spans college and high school sports, Mississippi's adoption laws, and the intricacies of agriculture.
But it's Nunnery's latest work, "Magnolia Gridiron Cathedrals," that truly captures the essence of Mississippi's football culture. Drawing from his own experiences playing high school football for the Arrows in the early 1970s, Nunnery takes readers on a nostalgic journey through 47 legendary high school football stadiums across the state.
The Book: Magnolia Gridiron Cathedrals
In "Magnolia Gridiron Cathedrals," Nunnery goes beyond the scores and statistics, placing readers right at the heart of the action. With his conversational prose, you'll find yourself on the fifty-yard-line, hearing the coaches' strategies and feeling the energy of the cheerleaders. The book covers nearly every corner of the Magnolia State, exploring the fields that have witnessed the blood, sweat, and tears of dedicated players on Friday nights under the lights.
What sets this book apart is its visual richness. Renowned cartoonist and journalist Marshall Ramsey lends his artistic talent, and the book features eye-catching original photography from Vicki Nunnery and Fred Rainer. It's not just a coffee table book; it's a fascinating exploration of high school football that you'll want to revisit time and time again.
Event Details: LOEB'S Book Signing Extravaganza
Join us at LOEB'S on December 16, 2023, from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM, for an unforgettable book signing event. Meet Nash Nunnery in person, have your copy of "Magnolia Gridiron Cathedrals" signed, and immerse yourself in the world of Mississippi high school football.
Don't miss this opportunity to connect with a passionate author and celebrate the cultural phenomenon that is Mississippi football. Whether you're a football enthusiast, a lover of Mississippi history, or simply seeking a unique and engaging read, "Magnolia Gridiron Cathedrals" promises to be a cherished addition to your bookshelf.
About Nash Nunnery: Before embarking on his writing journey, Nash Nunnery played high school football in Clinton, and his fascination with nostalgic football fields from different eras has fueled his latest work. Today, Nunnery resides in Brandon with his wife, Vicki Petro. They share the joy of having two daughters and four grandchildren.
Mark your calendars, spread the word, and make your way to LOEB'S on Front Street for a day filled with football, stories, and the celebration of "Magnolia Gridiron Cathedrals." We can't wait to see you there!