Okefinokee Album (Brown Thrasher Books) (Paperback)

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Description


Based on the photographs and writings of Francis Harper, a naturalist who visited the Okefinokee Swamp repeatedly between 1912 and 1951, Okefinokee Album recalls life in the "land of trembling earth" before the outside world encroached in the 1940s. Filled with profiles of the swamp dwellers, their wisdom, superstitions, songs, stories, and folkways, as well as a wealth of information about the natural history of the swamp, Okefinokee Album richly documents a vanished age and the heritage of a remarkable people.

About the Author


DELMA E. PRESLEY, a professor of English at Georgia Southern University, prepared Francis Harper's Okefinokee Album for publication.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780820312743
ISBN-10: 0820312746
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 1990
Pages: 212
Language: English
Series: Brown Thrasher Books