Chesapeake Boyhood

Chesapeake Boyhood

Memoirs of A Farm Boy

Book - 1997
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Chesapeake Boyhood is an account of growing up on the lower Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake during the years following the Great Depression. Turner's stories include rousing tales of 'coon hunting, crabbing, boat building, duck hunting, oyster tonging, and Saturday jaunts to town. Turner brings the characters, experiences, waterscape, and landscape of rural Virginia to life as no one has done before or is likely ever to do again. His own drawings illustrate the stories, and they, too, win us over with their honesty and charm.

Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997
Edition: Johns Hopkins paperbacks edition
ISBN: 9780801855894
0801855896
Branch Call Number: 921 Turne
Description: xx, 234 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Memoirs of a farm boy

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