Mother The Overseer Author:Cena Christopher Draper From dust cover: — Meet Aunt Mayme, a woman good to know, whose indefatigable spirit and common sense together with a firm driving hand made her into the overseer! It is Aunt Mame herself with her disarming humor who says, "I'm like a sore-headed mule, I like my own way." — Looking back over a manner of living that has passed from our way of life,... more » Aunt Mayme retraces her ninety-three years of zestful living. It is not only a story of a woman's life, but it is a book of El Dorado, Arkansas...of its friendly charming people with their knowledge of good living...of a southern culture.
Warmth, and humor, and strong loyalties make the book into a treasury of traditions and folkways.
The earthy humor of Aunt Mayme combined with her ability to get things done her way will cause quiet chuckles.
It is good to know these stories will be passed down to another generation and that our American way of life is preserved by people such as are in this book, who begin their stories with, "I remember the time..."« less