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This illustrated, non-fiction title describes the unique way of life on one of the Chesapeake Bay's most isolated communities. It traces the Island's history from its Native American origins to recent times and it introduces, in their own words, many of the Islanders who dwelt there.
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A. M. Foley has lived 20 years on Elliott's Island. In that time, Foley - a freelance writer - had numerous articles accepted by the Washington Post, Stars and Stripes, Chesapeake Bay Magazine and Bay Sailor Magazine.
Freddie Waller's family has lived on Elliott's and Gray's Islands for generations. He has an interest in local lore and genealogy.Review:
...history of one of the county's most remote communities...Ghosts of the past live again, as though time stood still. -- The Daily Times, July 25, 1999 by Brice Stump
...superbly written in the clear, concise style which won a Nobel Prize for Ernest Hemmingway. Every library...should have a copy. -- The Daily Banner, October 8, 1999 by P. J. Wingate
It is wonderful...The authors have captured the charm, wit, architecture and history of the islanders and I highly recommend it. -- Debby Moxey, Dorchester Genealogy Magazine
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Book Description Dogwood Ridge Books, 1999. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0967294703
Book Description Dogwood Ridge Books, 1999. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110967294703