Books tagged: south carolina history

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Bobby Baker Democratic Party Insider, Pimp and Con Man
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
Bobby Baker was Secretary to the Democratic Majority. His rise started in the campaign for U.S. President in 1960. Baker was Lyndon Johnson's right hand man and procured a sexual encounter between German beauty Ellen Rometsch and President John F. Kennedy. Baker set up a call girl ring that operated out of an elite Washington hotel & the Quorum Club. It was frequented by congressmen and senators.
Lowcountry Hurricanes: South Carolina History and Folklore of the Sea from Murrells Inlet and Myrtle Beach
Series: More Tales from Brookgreen. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,750. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
Two true tales of joy, tragedy, and survival tell of South Carolina coast residents battling Hurricanes near Myrtle Beach. In suspenseful "The Flagg Flood," three Flagg family generations struggle desperately against a historic 1893 hurricane's fury at Huntington Beach. In the charming reminiscence "Every Sixty Years," a Murrells Inlet family faces two major storms with strength and courage.
Winston Moseley Murderer Of Catherine Kitty Genovese
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Kitty Genovese was murdered in 1964 in the Kew Gardens section of Queens, NY. Her death was unnecessary. Had any of 38 witnesses acted, i.e. calling police, subduing her attacker, she might have lived. Instead she was left to die near the entrance of her Austin Avenue apartment. She waged a terrific battle before she died. I have profiled her killer, Winston Moseley, from his roots in Alabama.
Homemade Thunder: War on the South Coast 1861-1865
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,550. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Bloody warfare raged along the South Atlantic coast from 1861 until 1865, much of it overlooked in the headlines of the day, later quickly and happily forgotten. But it happened, American against American, brother against brother, father against son, neighbor against neighbor along the quiet tide creeks and hidden inlets and across the trackless, sighing green marshes.
Historic Fort Loudoun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
The colony of South Carolina built Fort Loudoun in 1756 at the height of the French and Indian War. Built to foster relations with the Cherokee, the fort helped to secure the Overhill towns from French involvement. In 1760 the Cherokee besieged and captured the fort when the relationship soured, making Fort Loudoun the opening act in the Anglo Cherokee War of 1760-1762.
Tales from Brookgreen: Gardens, Folklore, Ghost Stories, and Gullah Folktales in the South Carolina Lowcountry
Series: Tales from Brookgreen. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,750. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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History, Mystery, and Romance in the South Carolina Lowcountry! A haunted necklace . . . A trickster rabbit . . . An ingenious slave . . . A shrieking droll . . . A fiancé returned from the dead . . . all come to life in this charming collection of ghost stories and folklore from Brookgreen Gardens, four former rice plantations where a rich Gullah culture once flourished.
Lowcountry Ghosts: Stories of Alice Flagg, Confederate Blockade Runners, and Haunted Beads
Series: Tales from Brookgreen. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
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What ghosts haunt ancient rice fields and mysterious marshes along the South Carolina Coast near Myrtle Beach? . . . lovely Alice Flagg? Confederate blockade runners? long-forgotten Wachesaw braves? vengeful pirates? Find history, mystery, and romance in these three gentle ghost stories (10,000 words, 9 illustrations, 94 pages in paperback) from the longer collection, "Tales from Brookgreen."