By: BAILEY, CORNELIA WITH CHRISTENA, BLEDSOE.
Doubleday and Company, Inc., New York: 2000.:
Edition: First Edition.
Seller ID: 64314X1
Condition: Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition.
In this beautiful cultural memoir, Sapelo Island native Cornelia Walker Bailey tells the fascinating history of her remarkable and threatened Georgia homeland. Off the coast of Georgia, a small close-knit community of African-Americans traces their lineage to enslaved West Africans. Living on a barrier island in almost total isolation, the people of Sapelo have been able to do what most others could not: They have preserved many of the folkways of their forebears in West Africa, believing in "signs and spirits and all kinds of magic." Cornelia Walker Bailey, a direct descendant of Bila... View More...