Lumbee Living

A new cookbook crystallizes a culture through its food.
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Bakery with a Soul

Claudia Kemmet-Cooper created more than a culinary cliche when she started Guglhupf Bakery in Durham — she established a place full of personality.
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The Women’s War

With millions of young men lost in — or lost to — battle, and economic calamity a relentless opponent, women are forced into new roles: farmers, mill workers, entrepreneurs, even rioters. Daily realities of survival, fear, danger, and desperation are just some of a war’s challenges that transcend class and social status. (Volume 1, Part 8 )
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Partial to Red

The Mitchell family in King makes a living growing plants. Every Christmas, they pour their hearts into thousands of poinsettias, each plant representing a little piece of their story.
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Let There be Lights

Edward Hibberd Johnson, known as the Father of Christmas Tree Lights, was a close associate of Thomas Edison — yes, that Thomas Edison, who, as we know, invented the lightbulb and the phonograph. In many ways, he founded the industrialized
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Waterside Weaver

Beth Burns rarely leaves Roanoke Island, but if she does, she wraps herself in one of her scarves — a constant reminder of the place she calls home.
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The Jefferson Key by Steve Berry

The North Carolina twist in The Jefferson Key comes into play with the connection between pirates and privateers throughout time as Berry sets his scenes in Bath and the Pamlico Sound region.
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Under the Skin by Vicki Lane

In Vicki Lane’s latest novel, the question is whether people are whom they seem to be. The answer unspools in surprising ways.
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The Night Train by Clyde Edgerton

Edgerton’s book moseys at a carefree pace, much like the lives of his characters during simpler times.
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Food on Franklin

If you were a Tar Heel 20 or 30 years ago, you might’ve walked Franklin Street’s wide sidewalks and quieted your grumbling belly with a slice of Pepper’s pizza or a sloppy Hector’s gyro. But now, Chapel Hill is food central, gaining recognition from places far and wide for its diverse cuisine
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