“I consider Place Names in Alabama a very important and needed document. It reflects energetic research and literate composure. Such a publication should be in every library in Alabama.” —Judge C.J. Coley, Alexander City
“It is ‘must reading’ for anyone who claims the name Alabamian.” —Bob Ingram, WSFA-1
“This book lightheartedly brings all Alabamians in tough with each other, enhancing their appreciation of the rich history and diversity that is so uniquely ours. —Richard Arrington, Jr., Mayor of the City of Birmingham
About the Author
Virginia O. Foscue is a Professor of English at The University of Alabama.