"Miller's is a unique contribution, filling a significant gap in African-American history; the book should be on every shelf. (b&w photographs, reproductions, bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 10+)"
``Gullah is both a language and a people,'' Miller states in her first book, and she goes on to explore the history, heritage, and culture of these descendants of slaves in a mix of memoir and workmanlike exposition. ``Gullah'' refers to the mix of English and West African languages as well as the 150,000 African-Americans who live along the coasts of South Carolina and Georgia, especially on the Sea Islands.
Read full book review >