Scarlet Sister Mary, for which Julia Peterkin was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1929. From her servants, Julia Peterkin learned how to keep a garden and raise ducks, turkeys, and guinea hens,” according to Tibbetts. “Field hands showed her how to make wine, to pickle and preserve. She was taught how to fish, to ride and shoot, and to bake and sew. For 20 years, she paid close attention to Gullah folk life, eavesdropping... (partial)
Trees covered with spanish moss line the streets, creating a dark, shadowy tunnel for those traveling by car in South Carolina. (Such roads lead to Kiawah Island, Seabrook Island, etc.) These roads felt like home the first time I saw them.