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Tamaczar Productions

Living the History of the "Dark Corner"

Books and DVDs

Our popular, historical Dark Corner books and

documentary DVDs are described below.

Eyes To The Hills--A Photographic Odyssey of the Dark Corner of South Carolina by Dean Stuart Campbell

For the first time, the Dark Corner is delineated by physical boundaries, by living philosophies, by moonshine and superstition, by spirituality and by scenic beauty--seen through the eyes and camera of this native son, whose maternal and paternal families came to the area in 1784 and 1832. Large, 8.5" x 11", coffee table book containing 52 pages and 16 photographic essays, with 113 pictures and illustrations (94 in living color).

ISBN 978-1-60461-594-4 $14.95 plus $3.50 shipping & handling

Twice-told Tales of the Dark Corner by Dean Campbell, the Squire of Dark Corner

6" x 9", black and white with color cover, containing 72 Tales originally published in the Tryon Daily Bulletin, Tryon, NC. No CD of 12 Twice-sung Ballads of the Dark Corner is included in this revised edition.

ISBN 978-0-578-12827-6 $25.00 plus $3.00 shipping and handling

The Rest of Dark Corner's Twice-told Tales, by Dean Campbell, The Squire of Dark Corner

6" x 9", black and white book and cover, containing the final 78 Tales originally written and published in the Tryon Daily Bulletin, Tryon, NC.

ISBN 978-0-578-18832-4 $20.00 plus $3.00 shipping and handling

The Dark Corner a documentary DARK CORNER FILMS

Join authors Dean Campbell (The Squire of Dark Corner), Anne McCuen and Mann Batson, archeological researcher Wes Breedlove, longtime residents Arnold Emery and Steve Hyder and many others in the Dark Corner for an exclusive odyssey beginning with the Archiac Indians, up through the ages to the Moonshining era and beyond. DVD contains 92-min. documentary and 18 min. of additional footages. $24.95 plus $3.00 shipping & handling

Dark Corner Heritage by James A. Howard, 8.5" x 5.5", with 27 black and white photos and illustrations. A new, limited reprinting has been done as a fundraiser for Greater Gowensville Assn. Books will be on sale at their Fall Festival, Saturday, Nov. 13 in the Gowensville Community Center and thereafter. $15 CONTACT:  Lynne Paff, 864-680-0681


A History of the Upper Part of Greenville County, South Carolina by Mann Batson ISBN 0-9637915-0-8 CONTACT: Travelers Rest Historical Society, P.O. Box 412, Travelers Rest, SC 29690 (864) 380-4979

Including a Pile of Rocks by Anne K. McCuen ISBN 0-89308-817-X CONTACT: Suzannah McCuen, E-mail:[email protected]

Distilling the Mysteries of Hogback Mountain by James Stehlik 34 Moss Pink Way, Landrum, SC 29356 (864) 977-8081 (Available only on CD)

USED TO BE A ROUGH PLACE IN THEM HILLS: Moonshine, the Dark Corner and the New South by Beau Blackwell ISBN 9781438934709 CONTACT: /FeaturedBooks

Merrittsville -A Village Beneath by Mary Owens, Charlie Wilson and James Stehlik  Available by contribution to The Nature Conservancy, 27 Cleveland Street-Suite 203, Greenville, SC 29601.


As I Remember, Adam -- A Poetic Recollection of Boyhood

5.5 x 8.5," black and white book and cover, containing published and unpublished poetry by the author from age 12 through graduation from college at age 20 and being commissioned as a Naval officer. Boyhood photos included.

$10, plus $3 shipping and handling