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State of the Heart

South Carolina Writers on the Places They Love

€ 48.24

`In State of the Heart, Aèida Rogers has crafted an artful love letter to our state, with contributions from a host of nationally and regionally recognized writers who`ve written short essays on the South Carolina places that they cherish. This anthologyprovides a multifaceted historical and personal view of the Palmetto State. Thematically organized, this collection offers a geographic and emotional scope that is as diverse as its contributors. Sportswriters describe beloved arenas; historians reflect on church ruins and forts. A playwright recalls the magic of her first theater experience; a food writer revels in a coastal joint that serves fresh oysters. Backyards, front porches, a small library at a children`s home, the drama and camaraderie of building the Savannah River Site, and places that are gone except in the memories of the writers who loved them--these are just a few of the locales covered, all showing how South Carolina has changed and inspired people in a variety of ways. State of the Heart evokes a sense of history and timelessness by bringing together heartfelt responses to South Carolina locales rooted in memory, drawing on reflection, inspiration, and love. The anthology reveals a state that is more than a playground for tourists; it`s a state of human hiding places that echo in the hearts of its literary citizens. Though presented as a book about place, the collection is ultimately about our shared connections to one another, to a complex common past, and to ongoing efforts to frame and build a future of promise and possibility`-

Taal / Language : English

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206 pagina's
Januari 2015
476 gram
235 x 165 x 25 mm
Univ of South Carolina Pr gb

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