Okefinokee Album

Okefinokee Album

by Delma E. Presley

Paperback(Revised ed.)

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780820312743
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication date: 09/01/1990
Series: Brown Thrasher Books Series
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

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

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