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Moon Charleston & Savannah (Moon Handbooks)
Jim Morekis

Avalon Travel Publishing, 2012

Connect Savannah Editor-in-Chief Jim Morekis shares the must-see sights and local secrets of Charleston and Savannah, from exploring the French Quarter to kayaking in the Golden Isles. Morekis includes unique trip strategies like Literary Lark—following the life and work of authors Robert Louis Stevenson, Edgar Allen Poe, and John Berendt—and his Kayaker’s Paradise tour. Including expert advice on walking the squares of Savannah’s ...


Very Charleston: A Celebration of History, Culture, and Lowcountry Charm
Diana Hollingsworth Gessler

Algonquin Books, 2003

Cobblestone streets leading to perfectly preserved historic homes. Intricate wrought-iron gates opening to lush, fragrant gardens. A skyline of steeples and a river harbor bustling with schooners and sailboats. Charleston is one of America's most charming cities. In vibrant watercolors and detailed sketches, artist Diana Gessler captures the beauty and riches that make Charleston so unique: White Point Gardens, the Spoleto Festival, Rainbow ...


Charleston: A Historic Walking Tour (Images of America)
Mary Preston Foster

Arcadia Publishing, 2005

Charleston: A Historic Walking Tour will help natives and visitors alike appreciate the history and residents of this beautiful city. With its architecture, palm trees, and cobblestone streets, Charleston is one of the South's great cultural destinations. Its ballrooms and benevolent society halls attest to grand periods of opulence and high living. The theater, libraries, museum, and college show an appreciation for culture and sophistication. ...


Alexandra Ripley

Avon Books (Mm), 1982

Lizzie was only five when the war ended, leaving her mother widowed, her brother crippled and the family plantation in ruins. Born into an exclusive world, she was unprepared for the harsh reality that descended after the war. But Lizzie was not so easily conquered. By the author of "Scarlett".


Charleston Then and Now (Then & Now Thunder Bay)
W. Chris Phelps

Thunder Bay Press, 2005

In 1670, the Carolina Colony crowned Charles' Town the capital city, and since then Charleston has enjoyed a colorful and turbulent history. Trade made this bustling seaport prosperous, and by the mid-eighteenth century, Charleston was the 4th largest city in the American Colonies. Though Charleston endured devastation in the Revolutionary and Civil wars, fires, hurricanes, and even earthquakes, it remains one of the most beautiful cities in the ...


The Charleston Chef's Table: Extraordinary Recipes from the Heart of the Old South
Holly Herrick

Three Forks, 2009

From the best roadside dives to the finest upscale eateries, The Charleston Chef’s Table opens up a new window on the Holy City, which has become a world-class culinary destination in recent years.


Streetwise Charleston Map - Laminated City Center Street Map of Charleston, South Carolina - Folding pocket ...
Streetwise Maps

Streetwise Maps, 2007

Streetwise Charleston Map - Laminated Center City Street Map of Charleston, South Carolina - Folding pocket size travel map This map covers the following areas: Main Charleston, South Carolina Map 1:19,000 Historic Charleston Map 1:9,500 Charleston Regional Map 1;780,000 Charleston Area Map 1:220,000 North Charleston Map 1:39,000 Charleston is where history lives. Some areas still reflect the three hundred year old history of this coastal city. ...


Charleston, South Carolina: A Photographic Portrait
Rick Rhodes, Photographer

Twin Lights Publishers, 2008

DESCRIPTION: As photographer Rick Rhodes images convey, Charleston s ancient moss-draped trees, wonderful mix of historic architectural variety, and melting pot of cultural influences retain her old-world charm. It s a bustling city with a laid-back attitude, where cars and horse-drawn carriages share the narrow, oak-lined roads. Charlestonians have worked hard to preserve the city s historic homes, parks, beaches and Lowcountry marshes. We ...


Fodor's In Focus Charleston: with Hilton Head & the Lowcountry (Travel Guide)

Fodor's, 2013

One of the South’s most iconic cities, Charleston has perennial appeal for travelers. Eye-candy abounds throughout the city’s walkable center, from pastel row houses to white-columned antebellum mansions and leafy streets. This setting, together with superb Southern cuisine and green spaces for outdoor activities, makes Charleston a prime domestic American travel destination. Fodor’s InFocus Charleston also covers a side trip to popular ...


John Jakes

Signet, 2003

Charleston follows the lives, loves and shifting fortunes of the unforgettable Bell family from the American Revolution through the turbulent antebellum years to the savage defeat of the Confederacy-and represents America's premier storyteller at his very best.


Charleston! Charleston!: The History of a Southern City
Walter J. Jr. Fraser

University of South Carolina Press, 1991

This book records Charleston's development from 1670 and ends with an afterword on the effects of Hurricane Hugo in 1989, drawing with special care on information from every facet of the city's life-its people and institutions; its art and architecture; its recreational, social and intellectual life; its politics and city government.


Charleston Receipts

The Junior League of Charleston, 1995

Charleston Receipts was first published in 1950 and is the oldest Junior League cookbook still in print. It contains 750 recipes, Gullah verses, and sketches by Charleston artists. This classic cookbook is a must-have for any collector! Inducted into the McIlhenny Hall of Fame, an award given for book sales that exceed 100,000 copies.


Moon Spotlight Charleston & the South Carolina Lowcountry
Jim Morekis

Avalon Travel Publishing, 2010

Moon Spotlight Charleston & the South Carolina Lowcountry is a 150-page compact guide covering the hospitable city of Charleston, Beaufort, and the Lowcountry, including Hilton Head Island. Author Jim Morekis offers seasoned advice on must-see attractions, and he includes maps with sightseeing highlights so you can make the most of your time. This lightweight guide is packed with recommendations on sights, entertainment, shopping, recreation, ...


Food Lovers' Guide to® Charleston & Savannah: The Best Restaurants, Markets & Local Culinary Offerings (Food ...
Holly Herrick

Globe Pequot, 2011

The ultimate guide to the food scene in Charleston and Savannah provides the inside scoop on the best places to find, enjoy, and celebrate local culinary offerings. Written for residents and visitors alike to find producers and purveyors of tasty local specialties, as well as a rich array of other, indispensable food-related information including: food festivals and culinary events; specialty food shops; farmers’ markets and farm stands; ...


The Best Little Map of Charleston, S.C.
Navigator Maps

Navigator Maps, 2012

Hand drawn, water-colored guide map to the city of Charleston, S.C. Approx. 17"x24" folds to pocket sized 8 1/2" x 3". Color-coded historic points of interest, restaurant, hotels, retail establishments, etc. Contain NO advertising. Colorful, fun, functional guide to the city.


Charleston South Carolina Walking Tour & Guidebook

Traveler Communications Group, LLC, 2012

Walk the historic streets of Charleston and follow in the footsteps of revolutionaries, patriots, pirates, planters, Southern belles, slaves and, finally freedmen. Explore the city and learn the history, legends, lore, city secrets and facts about one of the oldest, most well-preserved and beautiful cities in America! The tour can also be biked or driven. Why take a guided tour that costs over $20 per person when you can walk at your own pace, ...


Hidden History of Old Charleston (SC) (Hidden Histories)
Margaret Middleton Rivers Eastman, Edward Fitzsimons Good

The History Press, 2010

From the Lowcountry's first rrecorded duel to old-fashioned summers at the 'hottest spot in town,' these pages will captivate you with stories of people, events and places that have all but vanished from memory. Find out the real history behind some of Charleston's beloved mansions and learn about the early plantations and their owners. Join the authors as they relate the riots and romance, the preservation and politics- and even a ghost story ...


Unforgotten Sins in Charleston
Jim Gordon III

DuRhett-VanDuff Publishing House, 2013

Unforgotten Sins in Charleston is a character-driven story about one of the oldest, aristocratic families in the Holy City, trying to keep their dark and deadly secrets at bay. With Charleston's history of pagan rituals, voodoo, ghostly legends, and superstitions, the city and Timothy Camdin share a mysterious marriage of cruel, inhuman horrors concealed by a cultured elegance. Richard and Annina Camdin, Timothy's affluent grandparents, rescue ...


The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen
Matt Lee, Ted Lee

Clarkson Potter, 2013

Let James Beard Award–winning authors and hometown heroes Matt Lee and Ted Lee be your culinary ambassadors to Charleston, South Carolina, one of America’s most storied and buzzed-about food destinations.   Growing up in the heart of the historic downtown, in a warbler-yellow house on Charleston’s fabled “Rainbow Row,” brothers Matt and Ted knew how to cast for shrimp before they were in middle school, and could catch and pick crabs ...


The Charleston Academy of Domestic Pursuits: A Handbook of Etiquette with Recipes
Suzanne Pollak, Lee Manigault

Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2014

Nestled deep in the South is a tiny Academy that teaches classes in the most important subject in the world: the domestic arts. The Academy’s unique curriculum includes everything from cocktail-party etiquette to business entertaining, dealing with household guests, and cooking for the holidays. Here, after a little gentle instruction from Deans Pollak and Manigault, interspersed with plenty of humor, students find they are living healthier, ...



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