Tales From The South Carolina Upstate: Where The Cotton & Peaches Grow
Publish Date: 2007-11-21
Author: Nancy Rhyne
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Far from the sweltering heat of South Carolinas storied Lowcountrysetting of author Nancy Rhynes best-selling 2006 novel Edisto Islandlies the rugged Upstate region. It is a classic setting, replete with enchanted forests, natural waterfalls, mineral springs, fresh air, farm stands, caves, illicit stills and lakes that make fishing as much fun as catching. Sprinkled in the less mountainous zones are towers of inspiration, such as the Shriners Hospital for Children in Greenville, Spartanburgs institutions of learning, Walhallas cloggers and Gaffneys Peachoid. Using oral history excerpts compiled by the Depression-era Federal Writers Project, Nancy Rhyne chronicles the natural and human history of this spectacular area.