Porcher's Creek: Lives between the Tides

Porcher's Creek: Lives between the Tides

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by John Leland
     
 

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The author celebrates his boyhood along a tidal creek in South Carolina, and describes the life histories of its creatures, from fiddler crabs to porpoises. He chronicles the geographic dispersal of his family after five generations by the creek, the abandonment of traditional Lowcountry ways of life, and the impact of golf courses and speedboats on the creek. There is no subject index. The author teaches English at the Virginia Military Institute. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9781570034572
Publisher:
University of South Carolina Press
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
114
Sales rank:
662,993
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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Porcher's Creek: Lives between the Tides 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Excellent portrayal of growing up in the Lowcountry creeks and marshes. Reminded me of my own childhood in the James Island marshes and creeks.