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7 edition of Tangier Island found in the catalog.

Tangier Island

place, people, and talk

by David L. Shores

  • 62 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by University of Delaware Press, Associated University Presses in Newark, London, England .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tangier Island (Va.),
  • Virginia,
  • Tangier Island.
    • Subjects:
    • English language -- Dialects -- Virginia -- Tangier Island.,
    • Tangier Island (Va.) -- History.,
    • Tangier Island (Va.) -- Social life and customs.,
    • Tangier Island (Va.) -- Languages.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-284) and index.

      StatementDavid L. Shores.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF232.T15 S56 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination293 p. :
      Number of Pages293
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6778487M
      ISBN 100874137179
      LC Control Number00021430


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Tangier Island, Virginia, is a community unique on the American landscape. Mapped by John Smith insettled during the American Revolution, the tiny sliver of mud is home to hardy people who live an isolated and challenging existence, with one foot in the 21 st century and another in times long passed/5().

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You also see Tangier Island watermen making their living on the bay. Walk around this quaint island or take a tour on a mini-bus. Either way, you are sure to remember your trip to Tangier Island for a long time to come. Itinerary. Depart Reedville at 10 a.m.

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