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  • The Invention of Wings: A Novel (Original Publisher's Edition-No Annotations)


    • ASIN: B00DMCV7K0

  • The Lords of Discipline: A Novel

    A Wall Street Journal Book Club pick • The acclaimed bestseller about upheaval at a Southern military academy, hailed by Larry King as “an American classic,” by the legendary author of The Prince of Tides and The Great SantiniIn this powerful, mesmerizing, and acclaimed bestseller, Pat Conroy sweeps us into the turbulent world of four young men—friends, cadets, and blood brothers—and their days of hazing, heartbreak, pride, betrayal, and, ultimately, humanity. We go deep into the heart of the novel’s hero, Will McLean, a rebellious ...

    • ASIN: 0553381563
    • Brand: Brand: Dial Press Trade Paperback

  • Black Slaveowners: Free Black Slave Masters in South Carolina, 1790-1860

    Most Americans, both black and white, believe that slavery was a system maintained by whites to exploit blacks, but this authoritative study reveals the extent to which African Americans played a significant role as slave masters. Examining South Carolina’s diverse population of African-American slaveowners, the book demonstrates that free African Americans widely embraced slavery as a viable economic system and that they—like their white counterparts—exploited the labor of slaves on their farms and in their businesses. Drawing on the fed...

    • ASIN: 0786469315

  • The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation's Largest Home

    From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Girls of Atomic City comes the fascinating true story behind the magnificent Gilded Age mansion Biltmore—the largest, grandest residence ever built in the United States.Orphaned at a young age, Edith Stuyvesant Dresser claimed lineage from one of New York’s best known families. She grew up in Newport and Paris, and her engagement and marriage to George Vanderbilt was one of the most watched events of Gilded Age society. But none of this prepared her to be mistress of Biltmore House. Befor...

    • ASIN: B01CO34IQM
    • Brand: Unknown

  • Necessary Lies: A Novel

    Bestselling author Diane Chamberlain delivers a breakout book about a small southern town fifty years ago, and the darkest—and most hopeful—places in the human heartAfter losing her parents, fifteen-year-old Ivy Hart is left to care for her grandmother, older sister and nephew as tenants on a small tobacco farm. As she struggles with her grandmother's aging, her sister's mental illness and her own epilepsy, she realizes they might need more than she can give.When Jane Forrester takes a position as Grace County's newest social worker, she d...

    • ASIN: B00C74VCMM

  • A Slave of the Shadows

    In 1850 Charleston, South Carolina, brutality and cruelty simmer just under the genteel surface of Southern society. Beautiful and headstrong Willow Hendricks lives in an era where ladies are considered nothing more than property. Her father rules her life, filling it with turmoil, secrets, and lies. She finds a kindred spirit in spunky, outspoken Whitney Barry, a northerner from Boston. Together these Charleston belles are driven to take control of their own lives as they are plunged into fear and chaos on their quest to fight for the rights...

    • ASIN: B079LYSJP9

  • Southern Discomfort: A Memoir

    For readers of beloved memoirs like Educated and The Glass Castle, a riveting and profoundly moving memoir set in rural Mississippi during the Civil Rights era about a white girl coming of age in a repressive society and the woman who gave her the strength to forge her own path—the black nanny who cared for her. Tena Clark was born in 1953 in a tiny Mississippi town close to the Alabama border, where the legacy of slavery and racial injustice still permeated every aspect of life. On the outside, Tena’s childhood looked like a fairytale. Her...

    • ASIN: 1501167944
    • Brand: Atria Books

  • The Last American Man

    Finalist for the National Book AwardFrom the New York Times bestselling author of Eat Pray Love, Big Magic and City of Girls comes a riveting exploration of manhood and all its complicated meanings through the portrait of an American Mountain Man. In this rousing examination of contemporary American male identity, acclaimed author and journalist Elizabeth Gilbert explores the fascinating true story of Eustace Conway. In 1977, at the age of seventeen, Conway left his family's comfortable suburban home to move to the Appalachian Mountains. For m...

    • ASIN: 0142002836
    • Brand: Riverhead Trade

  • The Indigo Girl

    The year is 1739. Eliza Lucas is sixteen years old when her father leaves her in charge of their family's three plantations in rural South Carolina and then proceeds to bleed the estates dry in pursuit of his military ambitions. Tensions with the British, and with the Spanish in Florida, just a short way down the coast, are rising, and slaves are starting to become restless. Her mother wants nothing more than for their South Carolina endeavor to fail so they can go back to England. Soon her family is in danger of losing everything.Upon hearing ...

    • ASIN: 1455137111

  • American Character: A History of the Epic Struggle Between Individual Liberty and the Common Good

    The author of American Nations examines the history of and solutions to the key American question: how best to reconcile individual liberty with the maintenance of a free society The struggle between individual rights and the good of the community as a whole has been the basis of nearly every major disagreement in our history, from the debates at the Constitutional Convention and in the run up to the Civil War to the fights surrounding the agendas of the Federalists, the Progressives, the New Dealers, the civil rights movement, and the Tea Part...

    • ASIN: 0143110004
    • Brand: PENGUIN

  • Lowcountry Book Club (A Liz Talbot Mystery 5)

    USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR and AGATHA AWARD-WINNING SERIESSomebody pushed Shelby Poinsett out her second-floor library window and it wasn’t her husband. At least that’s what Charleston’s most prestigious law firm wants Liz Talbot to prove. Liz must run the spectrum of Southern society, from the local homeless shelter where Shelby volunteered to the one-hundred-year-old book club where Charleston’s genteel ladies are dying to join, to bring a killer to justice.Related subjects include: women sleuths, private investigator mystery series...

    • ASIN: B01DWH9PE4

  • Wouldn't Be Fittin': A Memoir of Custom and Costume in the Changing South

    “A wandering remembrance that offers astute commentary on the South.” — Kirkus Reviews This book is about Douglas Haas-Bennett, also known as "Miss Doug," owner of Raleigh Creative Costumes, wife of novelist Ben Haas and inventor Willard Bennett, mother, stepmother, and grandmother, humorous, generous, and strong-willed. If you know her, there's a very good chance you love her. If you don't, well, bless your heart. A descendant of plantation stock, the landed gentry of Eastern North Carolina, Miss Doug witnessed and took part in the twent...

    • ASIN: 198422865X

  • Be Free or Die: The Amazing Story of Robert Smalls' Escape from Slavery to Union Hero

    ***Finalist for the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize***Henry Louis Gates, Jr: "A stunning tale of a little-known figure in history."Candice Millard: “Be Free or Die makes you want to stand up and cheer.”The astonishing true story of Robert Smalls’ amazing journey from slave to Union hero and ultimately United States Congressman.It was a mild May morning in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1862, the second year of the Civil War, when a twenty-three-year-old slave named Robert Smalls did the unthinkable and boldly seized a Confederate steamer. Wi...

    • ASIN: 1250101867
    • Brand: ST MARTINS

  • American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House

    Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Jackson was an orphan who fought his way to the pinnacle of power, bending the nation to his will in the cause of democracy. Jackson’s election in 1828 ushered in a new and lasting era in which the people, not distant elites, were the guiding force in American politics. Democracy made its stand in the Jackson years...

    • ASIN: 1400063256
    • Brand: Meacham, Jon

  • Facing Home (Over the Edge Book 1)

    Vitorino “Click” Coglinaese knows he shouldn’t feel more at home in a war zone than he does in his own backyard. But when you earn yourself a nickname like Click, the only sound the enemy hears before you strike, transitioning back to civilian life is a more insurmountable task than any combat mission. Click knows his family is longing for the kid who left for boot camp six years ago. But that person doesn’t exist anymore. The only thing strong enough to pull him back to Sturbridge, Tennessee is knowing one of his four sisters is in tro...

    • ASIN: B00LU7K1PQ

  • Yearning to Breathe Free : Robert Smalls of South Carolina and His Families

    A sociological approach to appreciating the heroism and legacy of the Gullah

    • UPC: 25098767
    • Rating: 5.0

  • First Annual Publication of the Historical Society of the North Carolina Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, South

    First Annual Publication of the Historical Society of the North Carolina Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church,

    • UPC: 140585258

  • Local Government and Free Schools in South Carolina. First Part Read Before the Historical Society of South Carolina, December 15, 1882

    Local Government and Free Schools in South Carolina. First Part Read Before the Historical Society of South Carolina, December 15,

    • UPC: 214302209

  • Templeton Family History : Records and Descendents of the Templetons Who First Settled in What Is Now Laurens County, South Carolina Together Wit

    Templeton Family History: Records and Descendents of the Templetons Who First Settled in What is Now Laurens County, South Carolina Together with

    • UPC: 53366405

  • Local Government and Free Schools in South Carolina. First Part Read Before the Historical Society of South Carolina, December 15, 1882

    Local Government and Free Schools in South Carolina. First Part Read Before the Historical Society of South Carolina, December 15,

    • UPC: 721130585

  • Local Government and Free Schools in South Carolina. First Part Read Before the Historical Society of South Carolina, December 15, 1882

    Local Government and Free Schools in South Carolina. First Part Read Before the Historical Society of South Carolina, December 15,

    • UPC: 778801368

  • Local Government and Free Schools in South Carolina. First Part Read Before the Historical Society of South Carolina, December 15, 1882

    Local Government and Free Schools in South Carolina. First Part Read Before the Historical Society of South Carolina, December 15,

    • UPC: 815348098

  • Local Government and Free Schools in South Carolina. First Part Read Before the Historical Society of South Carolina, December 15, 1882

    Local Government and Free Schools in South Carolina. First Part Read Before the Historical Society of South Carolina, December 15,

    • UPC: 605368217

  • Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790, South Carolina...

    Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790, South

    • UPC: 487099176

  • Ordo AB Chao : The Original and Complete Rituals, 4th-33rd Degrees of the First Supreme Council, 33rd Degree at Charleston, South Carolina

    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important,

    • UPC: 53253775

  • Black Slave Owner and Breeder in South Carolina ~ The Interesting Story of William Ellison

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    South Carolina's Important Role in African-American History

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    ‘’HEADS OF FAMILIES’’ First Census Of The United States-1790 SOUTH CAROLINA

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