Clarendon Island

Clarendon Island

by Jane P Hill

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Clarendon Island by Jane P Hill

Feeling lonely and isolated on Clarendon Island, fourteen-year old Charlotte Yorke soon learns that a remote barrier island can be a uniquely exciting place to live. Encounters with robbers, an eccentric neighbor, ghosts, and a most unlikely hero change her perspective.

This lighthearted historical novel is set in the South Carolina Lowcountry during the late 1880s. As Charlotte evolves from a lonely, awkward adolescent to a confident young woman, she learns about the history and culture of the Lowcountry through her neighbors, her housekeeper, and through several ghosts who give first hand accounts of their lives in the Lowcountry from its early settlement through two wars.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780977057306
Publisher: Salt Marsh Cottage Books
Publication date: 07/31/2005
Pages: 146
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.31(d)

About the Author

Jane Hill is the author of Clarendon Island, Only a Ghost of a Chance, several short stories about the South Carolina Lowcountry, and over a dozen works of non-fiction. She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina. A member of the Hilton Head Island Writers' Network, she currently lives in Hilton Head and Atlanta.

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