Planters, Pirates, and Patriots: Historical Tales from the South Carolina Grand Strand

Planters, Pirates, and Patriots: Historical Tales from the South Carolina Grand Strand

by Rod Gragg
     
 

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The South Carolina Grand Strand�popularly known as the Myrtle Beach region�is only 55 miles long, yet few coastlines have a richer, more colorful history. Numbered among its parade of colorful characters are hardened explorers, seasoned woodsmen, remarkable women, famous soldiers, powerful politicians, violent men, and

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The South Carolina Grand Strand�popularly known as the Myrtle Beach region�is only 55 miles long, yet few coastlines have a richer, more colorful history. Numbered among its parade of colorful characters are hardened explorers, seasoned woodsmen, remarkable women, famous soldiers, powerful politicians, violent men, and gifted visionaries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589804050
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/31/2006
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,121,638
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Rod Gragg is the author of numerous works of history, including George Washington: An Interactive Biography; Robert E. Lee: Character and Valor; and Planters, Pirates, and Patriots: Historical Tales from the South Carolina Grand Strand. His books have won the James I. Robertson Award, the Douglas Southall Freeman Award, the Jefferson Davis Medal, and the Fletcher Pratt Award and have been selected for the Book-of-the-Month Club®, the History Book Club, and the Military History Book Club. A native of Conway, South Carolina, he earned his BA in journalism and MA in American history from the University of South Carolina. He and his family live on the South Carolina Grand Strand.

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