In this collection of essays, master storyteller Roger Pinckney paints a vivid portrait of his lowcountry South Carolina birthplace and his present home on Daufuskie Island. In a distinctive literary voice with keen sensitivity to current environmental and social issues, Pinckney chronicles a rural community life that is threatened by modern-day intrusions and resort developments. The stories are filled with the sweet smells of the sea and the salt marsh, and with the sights of sunset skies and wide open spaces. Peopled ...

Signs and Wonders 2004, Gibbs Smith Publishers, Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780941711722