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Wildsam Field Guides: Savannah

Author: Taylor Bruce

From the town squares of its famed Historic District to its salty, untamed coastal edges, Wildsam Field Guides: Savannah is a time capsule mixing the city's deep history and vibrant present in this four-season guide exploring one of America's most fascinating Southern cities.

Savannah stories, travel intel & modern lore, including:

  • Explorations of Gullah/Geechee culture, motorcycle riding, lemon meringue pie and oyster farming
  • Local conversation with chef Mashama Bailey, beekeeper Ted Dennard, fishing captain Judy Hemley and bakery owner Cheryl Day
  • Expert perspectives from preservationists, locksmiths and art collectors.
  • Original essays by Taylor Brown, Harrison Scott Key and Emily Testa-LeMaster
  • Essential intel for coastal exploring, design, history and architecture
  • Illustrations by Leanne Renee bringing to visual life Savannah's bounty of parks, squares, arts and food

About the Author
Bruce, Taylor: - Taylor Bruce is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Wildsam Field Guides. He grew up on his family farm on the border of Georgia and Alabama. Taylor studied writing at Vanderbilt University, and, after, wrote freelance for magazines such as Men's Journal, Oxford American and National Geographic Adventure, among others. He took a full-time writer's post at Southern Living in 2007. After moving to New York and pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at Brooklyn College, Taylor launched Wildsam out of his 500-square foot apartment in 2012. The original Nashville guide caught the attention of national media and thoughtful travelers alike, and in 2015, National Geographic awarded Wildsam the Traveler 50 award. Taylor lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, Robin, and two sons, Booker and Truett.

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