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Gullah Ghosts: Stories and Folktales from Brookgreen Gardens in the South Carolina Lowcountry with Notes on Gullah Culture and History Lynn Michelsohn

Gullah Ghosts: Stories and Folktales from Brookgreen Gardens in the South Carolina Lowcountry with Notes on Gullah Culture and History

Lynn Michelsohn

Published
ISBN : 9781484023303
Paperback
84 pages
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 About the Book 

Meet . . . the shrieking spirit of Crab Boy lost forever to a fierce Murrells Inlet marsh creature . . . an ingenious slave matching wits with his plantation owner . . . the unique inhabitants of isolated Sandy Island in the Carolina Lowcountry . . .MoreMeet . . . the shrieking spirit of Crab Boy lost forever to a fierce Murrells Inlet marsh creature . . . an ingenious slave matching wits with his plantation owner . . . the unique inhabitants of isolated Sandy Island in the Carolina Lowcountry . . . These are the ghosts of African-American Gullah culture once so alive on plantations along the coast above and below Charleston, South Carolina. This brief collection (10,000 words, seven illustrations, 84 pages in paperback) of charming Gullah folktales includes one actual ghost story, Crab Boys Ghost, local history and folklore, and notes on Gullah history and culture. An excerpt from her book Lowcountry Ghosts is also included. These selections are also included in Lynn Michelsohns longer collection, Tales from Brookgreen with its accounts of ghosts, romantic heroines, historical characters, and mysterious visitors to Murrells Inlet in the Lowcountry surrounding Charleston, South Carolina.