Discovering North Carolina

Discovering North Carolina

A Tar Heel Reader

Book - 1991
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This splendid anthology offers an engaging journey through four centuries of North Carolina life. It draws on a wealth of sources--histories, biographies, diaries, novels, short stories, newspapers, and magazines--to show how North Carolina's rich history and remarkable literary achievements cut across economic and racial lines in often surprising ways. There are selections by or about some of the state's best-known sons and daughters, from Daniel Boone and Andrew Jackson to Ava Gardner, Doris Betts, and Tom Wicker; and topics covered include politics, sports, business, family life, education, race, religion, and war.

Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c1991
ISBN: 9780807819319
Branch Call Number: 975.6 D 63
Characteristics: xvi, 372 p. ; 25 cm


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