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By Archibald Rutledge,Henry Middleton Rutledge,Selden B. Hill

In 1937, after many years within the North, Archibald Rutledge lower back to the "hyacinth days and camellia nights" of his local Carolina Lowcountry to revive his kinfolk domestic, Hampton Plantation. initially released in 1947, those pages describe, in intimate and compelling element, the plantation existence he came across upon his go back. within the basic and lyrical language that has turn into the hallmark of the 1st poet laureate of South Carolina, Rutledge eloquently portrays the black women and men who worked along him within the marshes of the Santee. From his cherished spouse Prince Alston to the grasp wood worker Lewis Colleton to cellular "The Hunterman," who kept his boy or girl from the talons of an eagle with a unmarried musket shot, the folks of the plantation come to lifestyles within the arms of this southern literary legend.

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