Congaree Sketches

Adams, E. C. L.

Published by University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1927
Condition: Very Good+ Hardcover
From The Ridge Books (Calhoun, GA, U.S.A.)

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The book has very light, general wear. The dustjacket has some edge and corner wear and is missing about 2 inches at the top of the spine along with a small hole near the bottom, though none on the front or back. Square and securely bound. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 116 pages; This is a collection of African-American stories retold by a white man from the Congaree Swamp in South Carolina. While much of this book is in dialect, Adams tried to present his subjects with dignity. The Introduction is by Paul Green, the Pulitzer Prize winning North Carolina playwright, who wrote works sympathetic to the situation of Southern African-Americans. Blockson 5044. Bookseller Inventory # 6419

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Title: Congaree Sketches

Publisher: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Publication Date: 1927

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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