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Heaven Is a Beautiful Place: A Memoir of the South Carolina Coast in Conversation with William P. Baldwi
Born in 1928 in the small coastal town of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, Genevieve "Sister" Peterkin grew up with World War II bombing practice in her front yard, deep-sea fishing expeditions, and youthful rambles through the lowcountry. She shared her bedroom with a famous ghost and an impatient older sister. But most of all she listened. She absorbed the tales of her ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published February 28th 2015 by University of South Carolina Press
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I picked this book up at book fair because it was about the low country, a favorite place of mine. The history of the area was so interesting, especially the earlier stories from the author 's childhood. Many of her memories tell a vivid story of life in the rural south-both good and bad.m some of the places imwould really like to visit again.