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  • Genre:NATURE
  • SubGenre:Ecosystems & Habitats / Coastal Regions & Shorelines
  • Language:English
  • Pages:228
  • Format:Hardcover
  • Hardcover ISBN:9781543994568

Gwine Home

A Gullah/Geechee Saga

by Queen Quet Marquetta L. Goodwine View author's profile page

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Overview
In her first novel duet, "Gwine Home" and "We Journey," Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation takes us on a Gullah/Geechee family journey on the Sea Islands. The youths seek to save the land that their families have held onto for generations. As they set out to combat numerous environmental issues, the elders give them lessons in their historic family legacies. Fa yeddi disya wha trulee Gullah/Geechee, hunnuh gwine hafa tun de pages and cum ta de shore wid we.
Description
In her first novel duet, "Gwine Home" and "We Journey," Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation takes us on a Gullah/Geechee family journey on the Sea Islands. The youths seek to save the land that their families have held onto for generations. As they set out to combat numerous environmental issues, the elders give them lessons in their historic family legacies. Fa yeddi disya wha trulee Gullah/Geechee, hunnuh gwine hafa tun de pages and cum ta de shore wid we.
About the author
Queen Quet is the Chieftess and Head-of-State for the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com). She has written numerous books on the history of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and has completed two anthologies on the same topic. Her first novella was "Tinkin Bout Famlee" which she co-wrote with Ronald "Kuumba" Goodwine. Queen Quet has won numerous awards for her writing, speeches, and dramatic presentations as well as for her work as an environmental champion. She brings together cultural heritage, history, and environmental advocacy in her first novel duet which includes "Gwine Home: A Gullah/Geechee Saga" and "We Journey: A Gullah/Geechee Famlee Storee."
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