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Behind God's Back by Herb Frazier
Behind God's Back by Herb Frazier
When freedom came to enslaved Africans who toiled on rice plantations in lower Berkeley County, South Carolina, many remained to farm the land and raise their families in settlements near the plantation gates.

 

Four generations later, their descendants have shared for the first time family joys and sorrows in Behind Godís Back: Gullah Memories of Cainhoy, Wando, Huger, Daniel Island, St. Thomas Island, South Carolina, by Charleston-based writer Herb Frazier and illustrated with the paintings of Columbia, South Carolina artist John W. Jones. The publication is a cooperative effort by Evening Post Books and the Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina.

Behind Godís Back is a compilation of accounts of the experiences of Gullah people who struggled after Emancipation, through the Depression and into the middle of the twentieth century to maintain their African-based lifestyles in rural communities near Charleston. Gullah people live in the coastal area of the Southeastern United States. They have preserved more of their African cultural heritage than any other black community in the country. 

Written by Herb Frazier
With the art of John W. Jones 

Non-fiction
Softcover with 286 pages
Size: 5.5 inches wide by 8.5 inches long
ISBN: 978-0-9825154-7-1
Price: $22.95


Select one 18 x 24 Art Print by Artist John W. Jones, from his collection of paintings in the book, a $25. Value. FREE WITH EACH COPY OF THE BOOK YOU PURCHASE


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