South Carolina Reads
Deadly Censorship: Murder, Honor, and Freedom of the Press
On January 15, 1903, South Carolina lieutenant governor James H. Tillman shot and killed Narciso G. Gonzales, editor of South Carolina's most powerful newspaper, The State. The author offers a painstaking re-creation of an act of violence in front of the State House, the subsequent trial, and Tillman's acquittal, which sent shock waves across the United States. Unrated.
Book Length: 9 hours 51 minutes
Digital Book Number: DBC05197
South Carolina Sunsets, books 2-4
Three novels of faith, family, and second chances set on Seagrove Island, South Carolina, originally written between 2019 and 2020. Includes Sunsets & Second Chances, Fireflies & Family Ties, and The Inn at Seagrove. 2020.
Book Length: 12 hours 30 minutes
Digital Book Number: DB104205
Francis Marion and the Legend of the Swamp Fox
Francis Marion, a native of South Carolina, was one of the heroes of the American Revolution. Marion, nicknamed the Swamp Fox, was a stealthy commander, often attacking at night and capturing British supplies, weapons and supplies. For grades 3-6.
Book Length: 39 minutes
Digital Book Number: DBC05234
Author's first book in which he describes his experiences as a cadet at the Citadel, especially as they relate to The Boo, the Colonel in charge of The Citadel at the time Conroy attended. Included are letters, memos, and anecdotes about The Boo's relationship with others in the school. 1970.
Book Length: 6 hours 16 minutes
Digital Book Number: DBC00088
South Carolina: A History
The author presents a sweeping narrative of South Carolina with an illustrious, sometimes infamous past. He describes in very human terms the 475 years of recorded history in the Palmetto State, dispelling many myths about the state's early history. Unrated.
Book Length: 27 hours 29 minutes
Digital Book Number: DBC00061