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1502
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Johnston County native and resident Margaret Maron is a prolific and prestigious writer of mystery novels. Her eleventh, Shooting at Loons, will be published this year.
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1582
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The author gives insight into Doris Betts by comparing her to Flannery O'Connor, and critiques Betts' latest novel, \"Souls Raised from the Dead.\"
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 12 Issue 18, May 1994, p11, il, por Periodical Website
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9108
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Novelist John Foster West attended Mars Hill Junior College and later received both his AB and MA from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His first novel, TIME WAS, published in 1965, tells the story of his family. In 1968, the novelist became writer-in-residence at Appalachian State University and he has lived in Mt. Pleasant since that time. West continues to write poetry and focuses much of his work on the mountains he calls home.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 44 Issue 3, Aug 1976, p22-24, 31, il, por
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9690
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In addition to her other mystery novels, Margaret Maron has written thirteen murder mysteries around the character of Judge Deborah Knott. In this OUR STATE magazine interview, Maron discusses the writing process and her latest book, HARD ROW.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 9, Feb 2008, p18-20, il, por Periodical Website
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9913
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Appalachian poet and novelist John Foster West, author of Time Was and The Ballad of Tom Dula, revisits his childhood home in Wilkes County. West, who now lives near Blowing Rock and teaches Poetry and Creative Writing at Appalachian University, is at work on his fourth novel THE LONG WAY HOME.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 40 Issue 4, July 1972, p17-18, il, por
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17764
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Charles Frazier's books are labors of love, especially his newest volume, NIGHTWOODS. Frazier's newest novel takes a look at North Carolina in 1960.
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27097
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Ernest Cline is the author of Ready Player One, an award-winning book based on the author’s love of video games and eighties pop culture. On April 19, Cline will be at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill for the release of his 2015 novel, Armada.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 15, April 2016, p15, il Periodical Website
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27945
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New Bern is the locale of the 1896 science fiction novel, For the Flag or Facing the Flag, written by Jules Verne. The story is about a missile inventor who is kidnapped near New Bern and taken aboard a schooner via submarine in the Neuse River. In the story, Verne writes of New Bern, Pamlico Sound, and other notable areas in eastern North Carolina.
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35797
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Harry Golden’s twenty first novel was about to be published. The lesser known of his literary endeavors was a journal, initially a private publication but turning public after the end of WWII. Before its demise in 1968, The Carolina Israelite had gained an international audience, offering him a taste of popularity before his bestselling author career was launched with Only in America.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1979, p17-19