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My paddle to the sea : eleven days on the river of the Carolinas

Author: John Lane
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2011.
Series: Wormsloe Foundation nature book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Like Huck Finn, Lane sees a river journey as a portal to change, but unlike Twain's character, Lane isn't escaping. He's getting intimate with the river that flows right past his home in the Spartanburg suburbs. Lane's three hundred mile float trip takes his down the Broad River and into Lake Marion before continuing down the Santee River.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: John Lane; John Lane
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Lane
ISBN: 9780820339771 0820339776
OCLC Number: 719714734
Notes: Essays.
Description: 208 pages : map ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Wormsloe Foundation nature book.
Responsibility: John Lane.

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Three months after a family vacation in Costa Rica ends in tragedy, Lane sets out with friends from his own backyard in upcountry South Carolina to calm his nerves and to paddle to the sea. Through  Read more...

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This beautifully written and lyrical book is a meditation on the state's history and tangled environmental legacy as well as a look at the challenges that lie ahead. . . . Lane's book is an intimate Read more...

 
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