Plantation: A Lowcountry Tale

by Dorothea Benton Frank | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0515131083 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingbookczukwing of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA on 9/23/2005
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3 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by wingbookczukwing from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA on Friday, September 23, 2005
REgistering this copy of a book by a lowcountry author to send along to a new OBCZ in the UK! My books travel better than I do!

From the Publisher
Pat Conroy called Dorothea Benton Frank's debut, Sullivan's Island, "hilarious and wise," while Anne Rivers Siddons declared that it "roars with life." Here, Frank evokes a lush plantation in the heart of modern-day South Carolina-where family ties and hidden truths run as deep and dark as the mighty Edisto River.

Author Biography: Dorothea Benton Frank was born and raised on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. The New York Times bestselling author of Sullivan's Island, Plantation, and Isle of Palms, she is a nationally recognized volunteer fundraiser for the arts and education, and an advocate of literacy programs and women's issues. She resides in the New York area with her husband and two children.

Publisher Synopsis
Now, in this poignant mother-daughter story, Frank evokes a lush plantation in the heart of modern-day South Carolina-where family ties and hidden truths run as deep and dark as the mighty Edisto River...

Journal Entry 2 by BBC-Shropshire from Shrewsbury, Shropshire United Kingdom on Monday, October 3, 2005
Recieved from bookczuk from charleston in the US - Thanks chuck!!!

RELEASE NOTES:

Released to the BBC Radio Shropshire OBCZ

Journal Entry 4 by Laneycakes on Friday, October 28, 2005
caught at the BBC Radio Shropshire OBCZ to take on my holiday - thanks!

Journal Entry 5 by Laneycakes on Sunday, September 3, 2006
Finally got round to reading this one - and what a great read. Really good tale of family life, trial tribulations births and deaths on a plantation in the ACE basin. A really enagaging tale with some great characters - Miss Lavinia is a scream!

definately worth a read! would be interested to read others by the same author. now passing it to my mum before releasing it....

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