Gullah Ghosts: Stories and Folktales from Brookgreen Gardens in the South Carolina Lowcountry with Notes on Gullah Culture and History
Tales from Brookgreen
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Meet . . .
~ the shrieking spirit of Crab Boy lost forever to a fierce marsh creature . . .
~ an ingenious slave matching wits with his plantation owner . . .
~ the unique inhabitants of isolated Sandy Island in the Carolina Lowcountry . . .
These are the "ghosts" of African-American Gullah culture once so alive along the South Carolina coast.
This collection (10,000 words, four illustrations, 84 pages in paperback) of charming Gullah stories and folktales, including one actual ghost story, as well as observations on Gullah history and culture, comes from Lynn Michelsohn's longer work, "Tales from Brookgreen," stories of ghosts, romantic heroines, historical characters, and mysterious visitors in the South Carolina Lowcountry.
- Category: United States
- Published: Dec 04, 2011
- Publisher: Lynn Michelsohn
- Seller: Smashwords
- Print Length: 55 Pages
- Language: English