Annotation / Notes: A narrative history of the Island, from its inhabitation by Native Americans to the late twentieth century. The author covers the folklore, traditions, and way of life of this unusual community. Poetry and phrases are also included. There is a discussion of the Island's future. The books is illustrated with images by noted Maryland photographers Marion Warren and Aubrey Bodine. A tour of Solomons Island, Avondale (Johnston), and the surrounding area. The sites chosen discuss the social and cultural history of the area.