William Augustus Parvin

The Getaway

A Yankee fighting for the South is taken as a prisoner of war. (Volume 3, Part 4)
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Colin Richmond

Porcelain with Personality

A mixed-media artist in Asheville travels the world in search of rare-breed farm animals that inspire his handcrafted collectibles.
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Victoria Livengood Opera

Dixie Diva

A farm girl from Thomasville discovered her voice and became an international opera star.
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literary map

Literary Heritage

An online database tracks authors and the local towns where their stories are set.
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The Buzzard Table by Margaret Maron

The Buzzard Table Margaret Maron

A judge and her husband, the local deputy sheriff, help solve a murder and uncover family secrets.
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Ashe County Cow Tanks

Three-Cow Town

In West Jefferson, the cows point the way.
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Tony Avent Plant Delights

The Place He Imagined

Tony Avent never outgrew his childhood dream to run a nationally recognized nursery in his Raleigh backyard. So he made it happen.
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Eastern Sweet Shrub

Sweet Shrub

The smell is only the start of this plant’s story.
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Elizabeth Hudson

Old recipes

This is the Fayetteville Street Christian School cookbook I made when I was in kindergarten in 1975. It’s old and yellowed now. It’s barely held together with a frayed piece of yarn. The recipes in it are crudely typewritten, and
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Morehead City

Morehead City

In the hub of Carteret County, the water is where people work and where they play.
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