Swallow Savannah

Swallow Savannah[Read] ➪ Swallow Savannah Author Ken Burger – Oaklandjobs.co.uk Bluff County SC 1950While Frank Finklea and his muckmates were sloughing trees out of the primal ooze engineers in silver safety helmets stood off to the side drawing imaginary lines in the air There Bluff County SC While Frank Finklea and his muckmates were sloughing trees out of the primal ooze engineers in silver safety helmets stood off to the side drawing imaginary lines in the air There was talk they were building the world’s biggest bomb factory That’s why there was so much secrecy surrounding the project The feds had bought up suare miles of rural South Carolina so it would have plenty of buffer if anything went wrongAnd there was plenty that could go wrongFinklea’s survival instincts drew him out of the swampland to become one of the most powerful men in the state As he ruthlessly built his empire Finklea cared little for those he left in his wake his trusting father in law his beautiful brutalized wife his troubled mistress and his gentle son He gave no thought to the poor blacks he exploited or the neighbors he humiliated Yet as time and the Savannah River flow through Bluff County Finklea's sins were carried out of the swamps and into the open In a single violent day decades of racial conflict and government corruption explode in South CarolinaSwallow Savannah is the story of a rural southern community caught between one man's all consuming ambition and the dawning reality of civil rights. Fact or Fiction?This could be a true story Many bad things happened back in those times Much of the prettiest and best land in SC was destroyed Politicians were crooked I enjoy reading Ken Burger It did have a lot of characters and I had a hard time remembering who was who It was a page turner sad at times funny at times The story of the South in all its glory SRP may still be the death of us all