Vennie Deas Moore captures the vanishing world of the Lowcountry fishermen in images and words that are pure, simple, and unflinchingly honest. In editor and collaborator William Baldwin, Deas Moore has a found a kindred spirit, a native of the Lowcountry who frames her photographs and stories with a deft touch. The result is an inspiring look at those who harvest the bounty of the Lowcountry's waters, and the stunning landscape that is their home.
Photographer Vennie Deas Moore was born and raised on the South Carolina Coast in McClellanville, South Carolina and now lives in Columbia. This is her third book. William Baldwin is an award-winning novelist, biographer and historian. His novel The Hard to Catch Mercy is a past winner of the Lillian Smith Award for Fiction and he is the author of numerous books and articles about the South, among them Inland Passages, Lowcountry Plantations Today and Mrs. Whaley and her Charleston Garden.