God, Dr. Buzzard, and the Bolito Man A Saltwater Geechee Talks about Life on Sapelo Island, Georgia

ISBN-10: 0385493770
ISBN-13: 9780385493772
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Description: Equal parts cultural history and memoir, God, Dr. Buzzard, and the Bolito Man recounts a traditional way of life that is threatened by change, with stories that speak to our deepest notions of family, community, and a connection to one’s homeland.   More...

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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/17/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Equal parts cultural history and memoir, God, Dr. Buzzard, and the Bolito Man recounts a traditional way of life that is threatened by change, with stories that speak to our deepest notions of family, community, and a connection to one’s homeland. Cornelia Walker Bailey models herself after the African griot, the tribal storytellers who keep the history of their people. Bailey’s people are the Geechee, whose cultural identity has been largely preserved due to the relative isolation of Sapelo, a barrier island off the coast of Georgia. In this rich account, Bailey captures the experience of growing up in an island community that counted the spirits of its departed among its members, relied on pride and ingenuity in the face of hardship, and taught her firsthand how best to reap the bounty of the marshes, woods and ocean that surrounded her. The power of this memoir to evoke the life of Sapelo Island is remarkable, and the history it preserves is invaluable.

Dayclean
A Special Gift
Paradise to Us
The Spirit of Grandma Ada
A Make-Do or Do-Without Family
Grandma Winnie
At the Bluff
The Babydoll
Around the Fire
Moving Day
Ain't Nuttin' Right with Hog Hammock
The Jack-o'-Lantern
Make Sump'n of Yourself
The Old Man
The Hag That Rides You
The Bolito Man
God Resides in the East
The Dog Finger
The Buzzard Lope
In Come Dr. Buzzard
Life Everlasting
The Cusp
Mama Gets Conned
To Skin a Cat
God Loves You Best
One Come, One Go
Coming Home
The Eye of the Storm
She Who Has a Purpose
I Flew Back
Watch Night

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