Momma’s Love
Author: Mary Ellen Hendrix
Pages: 108
Style: Biography
Photos: Throughout
Paperback, 6x9
Publication Year: 2016

Entrepreneur Don DeMent turned a simple idea into a beloved tradition in Auburn, Alabama, and then built a deli empire with the addition of Momma Goldberg’s Deli franchises throughout the Southeast.

Plywood and Veneer-Based Products
By Dr. Richard F. Baldwin
Pages: 524
Style: Technical
Photos: Throughout
Hardback, Dust Jacket, Paperback, 6x9
Publication Year: 2016

Dick Baldwin draws on more than five decades of experience in the worldwide panel industry to present preferred management, operational and maintenance applications in his fourth book in a series.

From The Top: A Memoir
By Robbins Taylor, as told to and written by May Lamar
Pages: 103
Style: Autobiography
Photos; Throughout
Hardback, Dust Jacket, 6x9
Publication Year: 2015

Robbins Taylor reflects on the evolvement of his local roofing firm in Montgomery, Alabama into an international roofing giant, while injecting stories of his upbringing in rural Alabama, hunting outings, and friendships developed along the way.

The Stars Are Friendly
By Terry Sellers, Jr.
Pages 255
Style: Historical Narrative
Photos: Throughout
Hardback, Dust Jacket, 8-1/4 x 10-3/4
Publication Year: 2014

Selected Estill and Perrin family genealogies are covered from France to the British Isles and on to the United States of America and their settling in Walker County, Alabama. Nine related families are also covered in this amazingly detailed and charted work.

After The Arena: Pat Dye
By Pat Dye, as told to Mike Jernigan
Foreword: Bo Jackson
Pages: 225
Style: Autobiography
Photos Throughout
Hardback, Dust Jacket, 6x9
Publication Year: 2014

Legendary in Auburn University football circles, former head coach Pat Dye has taken on life after football with tremendous passion and found happiness on his farm in rural Alabama, while still sought out for his observations on the progression of college football, especially football in his beloved Southeastern Conference.

Genius in America: The Story of C. Harry Knowles, Inventor
Author: Mary Ellen Hendrix
Pages: 387
Style: Biography
Photos Throughout
Hardback, Dust Jacket, 6x9
Publication Year: 2014

With a modest and, at times, tumultuous Birmingham, Alabama upbringing, C. Harry Knowles had one thing that set him apart: a passion for knowledge. His gutsy ingenuity would spark a company which employed 1,500 worldwide and lead to 400 patents in transistor, laser, and bar code scanning technologies that would help revolutionize society.

My Way: The Norval Morey Story
Authors: May Lamar and Rich Donnell
Pages: 212
Style: Biography
Photos Throughout
Hardback, Dust Jacket, 6x9
Publication Year: 2013

Norval Morey worked on his family farm during the Great Depression, felled big timber in the forests of the Great Northwest, and experienced hellacious front-line combat in Italy during World War II. He then came back home to Winn, Michigan, and with an, unbending entrepreneurial stamp, established a major worldwide wood processing machinery company and led the renewable energy movement.

From Ramer To Rutgers: The Education of Milly Cowles
Author: George Littleton
Pages: 144
Style: Biography
Softback, 6x9
Publication Year: 2013

Milly Cowles was an important leader and facilitator in numerous areas of American education in the 20th century and beyond. Her contributions to the fields of early childhood education, educational psychology, and educational administration, among others, began in the small south Alabama community of Ramer in Montgomery County.

Brother Sid: A Novel of Sidney Lanier
Author: May Lamar
Pages: 265
Style: Novel (Biographical-Historical)
Hardback, Dust Jacket, 6x9
Publication Year: 2012

Gifted Sid Lanier of Macon, Georgia plays flute easy as breathing but there is no money in it. The 19-year-old is busy pursuing an academic career when Secession comes down. Sid and his friends head off in ecstasy to join the brief frolic for Southern independence but find it quite different from what they had envisioned. When Lanier’s musical talent gains the notice of Confederate brass, he and his band win transfer to lighter duty. With the War winding down, however, Lanier’s overpowering love for a Virginia beauty pushes the cash-strapped idealist into the blunder of his life. www.brothersid.com

An Ancient Goddess In Old Mobile
Author: Vincent Cortright
Pages: 456
Style: Historical Fiction
Illustrations Throughout
Hardback, 6 x 9
Publication Year: 2011

A sweeping saga of Mobile, Alabama from the 1850s through the Civil War, featuring a gallery of unforgettable characters that shows Southern society at its most glittering and during its darkest hours of depravity.

Lewis Colbert: The Unlikeliest Auburn Tiger
By Lewis Colbert, as told to and written by George Littleton
Foreword: Coach Pat Dye
Pages: 182
Style: Autobiography
Photos Throughout
Hardback, Dust Jacket, 6 x 9
Publication Year: 2011

Despite a crippling physical barrier and difficult upbringing, Lewis Colbert persevered through hard work and determination to become the greatest punter in the history of Auburn University football.

My Times With Coe: Free Enterprise At Its Finest
By Fred W. Fields, as told to and written by Rich Donnell
Pages: 216
Style: Autobiography
Photo Sections Included
Hardback, Dust Jacket, 6 x 9
Publication Year: 2010

Fred W. Fields epitomized the American Dream, starting out on the family farm in Indiana during the Great Depression and ultimately purchasing a long-established American manufacturing company and substantially enlarging it. Fields’ Coe Manufacturing became one of the leading and most innovative technology and equipment providers to the North American wood products manufacturing industry.

The Human Spirit:
Stories That Touch The Heart, Mind And Mystery

Author: The Reverend James Walter
Pages: 144
Style: Autobiography
Photos Throughout
Softback
Publication Year: 2010

With an earthy eloquence, Jim Walter looks straight at life without blinking, and his honesty produces stories that are memorable, moving and ultimately joyful.

St. John’s Episcopal Church: A Brief History
Author: May Lamar
Pages: 88
Style: Historical Narrative
Photos Throughout
Hardback, Dust Jacket, 5-1/2 x 7
Publication Year: 2009

Dating back to its founding in 1834, the history of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Montgomery, Alabama is one rich with the complexities of the region, and on which current worshippers continue to build a holy vision for the future.

The Church Of The Ascension: A Resurrection Story
Author: Lynn Willoughby
Pages: 152
Style: Historical Narrative
Photos Throughout
Hardback, Dust Jacket, 8-1/4 x 10-3/4
Publication Year: 2008

The story of the first century of the Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Montgomery, Alabama is that of a congregation that time and again looked at adversity without flinching, always keeping its eye on the future with Herculean faith.

Iron Butterfly: A Genealogy
Author: Terry Sellers, Jr.
Pages: 287
Style: Historical Narrative
Photos, Graphics Throughout
Hardback, Dust Jacket , 8-1/4 x 10-3/4
Publication Date: 2008

This books provides a cursory history of the Scots race of people, a genealogy of the Sellers and Gilchrist families as well as fourteen related families and includes 135 illustrations, 60 tables and an index of more than 2,200 names and 500 locations.

Auburn Man: The Life & Times Of George Petrie
Author: Mike Jernigan
Foreword: James Ralph Jordan, Jr.
Pages: 366
Style: Biography
Photo Section Included
Hardback, Dust Jacket, 6 x 9
Publication Year: 2007

One of the nation’s foremost historians at the end of the 19th Century and up through World War II, George Petrie played a critical part in the evolution of Auburn University as a modern academic institution. Dr. Petrie wrote the beloved “Auburn Creed” and organized and served as head coach of Auburn’s first football team in 1892, which included a first-game victory over the University of Georgia.

Troy: 1838-2006
Author: Bill Rice, Sr.
Pages: 263
Style: Historical Narrative
Photo Section
Hardback, Dust Jacket, 6-1/2 x 9-3/4
Publication Year: 2006

Bill Rice, Sr. penned maybe the best local history ever written about an Alabama small town, a story that includes every parcel of state, national and international history that affected the town’s evolvement and its contribution to Alabama’s growth.

Only Doing My Job: Memories Of A World War II Fighter Pilot
By Colonel Jim Wheeler, as told to and written by Rich Donnell
Pages: 42
Style: Autobiography
Photos Throughout
Softback
Publication Year: 2004

Jim Wheeler, who received medals from the United States, France, Great Britain and Belgium for his aerial combat operations during World War II, recounts his flying career from flight training through World War II to post-war test piloting.

“Down Through The Years”
- Great Quotations On Auburn Football

Editor: Rich Donnell
Pages: 208
Style: Quotations
Photos Throughout
Hardback, Dust Jacket, 4-7/8 x 6-7/8
Publication Year: 2004

“Down Through The Years” includes 350 quotations from Auburn University football coaches and players dating back to the beginning of Auburn football in 1892 and continuing to the modern era. Quotations are organized so that in a unique way they tell the story of Auburn football.

God’s Receiver: The Terry Beasley Story
By Terry Beasley, as told to and written by Rich Donnell
Pages: 175
Style: Autobiography
Photo Section
Hardback. Dust Jacket, 5-1/4 x 8-1/4
Publication Year: 1999

God’s Receiver is Terry Beasley’s account of his spiritual journey through football glory at Auburn University as an All-American receiver and through an enduring health crisis brought on by concussions sustained during his collegiate and professional career.

Touchdown Auburn:
Memories And Calls From The Announcer’s Booth

By Jim Fyffe, as told to and written by Rich Donnell
Pages: 200
Style: Autobiography
Photo Section
Softback
Publication Year: 1996

Jim Fyffe’s career in radio sports broadcasting culminated in legendary status as the long-time play-by-player announcer for Auburn University. Fyffe relives his greatest thrills and calls as the eyes and voice for Auburn sports fans.

Books written by The Donnell Group for other publishing houses:

Hunting: The Southern Tradition
Authors: Rich Donnell, May Lamar
Photography: Chip Cooper

Shug: The Life And Times
Of Auburn’s Ralph ‘Shug’ Jordan

Author: Rich Donnell
Foreword: Coach Vince Dooley

The Hig: Penn State’s Greatest Football Legacy,
The Bob Higgins & Steve Suhey Families

Author: Rich Donnell
Foreword: Coach Joe Paterno