A formerly enslaved Edenton woman became a real estate mogul, breaking barriers and making a name for herself in North Carolina history. A modern-day novelist shares her story.
The Baddest Girl on the Planet
With the crashing waves of Hatteras Island as the backdrop, Heather Frese’s award-winning debut novel follows the story of a local girl who’s fed up with being held down.
The Last Ballad is a Voice From the Past
Wiley Cash's latest novel spins the tragic Loray textile mill strike in Gastonia into a tale that's harrowing and still timely.