Franklin Burroughs grew up in South Carolina and now lives in Maine, where he teaches at Bowdoin College.
The River Home is a wonderful book. If you're interested in South
Carolina history in general or the human condition in particular,
this trip down the Waccamaw is a must.--South Carolina
The hot-damnedest literary canoe trip since John Graves' Goodbye to a River.--John. G. Mitchell
This is a jewel of a book, a well-baited hook for those who rue a world too fast a-changing.--Publishers Weekly