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Publisher Description

A young black man whose father is a minister, mother a juke joint singer and he is caught in between. This story is set in the 40’s and 50's in Chucktown S.C.. He finds himself being groomed to be a pastor, wants to be a singer and in love with a white girl who just wants the best for him. He is too big for the town and must see what the world offers. Most of the town speak a Pidgin English called Gullah/Geechee made up by enslaved West Africans from the Lowcountry of South Carolina who were not allowed to speak their own language. This book will be filled with twist and turns eventually bringing a young man to a place where he finds himself. Reading this novel will also implore you to learn some Gullah as you go along. Misspellings are intentional. Spelled as it is truly spoken. (Words in the novel are not truly official but come from the memory of the author.) From southern North Carolina down to Northern Florida the beach lands were given to the emancipated slaves this is called Gullah/Geechee region

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2019
June 11
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
280
Pages
PUBLISHER
Lulu.com
SIZE
1.9
MB

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