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13659
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One of North Carolina's most prolific areas these days is literature.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 19 Issue 27, Dec 1951, p12-13, il
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17647
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R.C. Lawrence is a lawyer and a writer who writes about North Carolinians. His work has appeared in THE STATE magazine for a number of years, and now Senator Bailey turns the table and tells readers about R. C. Lawrence.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 7 Issue 30, Dec 1939, p4, 16, por
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20171
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Edgerton details the newest work of North Carolina fiction writer, Allan Gurganus as he tells the stories of the fictional small town Fall, North Carolina.
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21273
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Author Georgann Eubanks talks with Rhett Register about her travels in eastern North Carolina, what influence the area has on writers, and how she feels writers can best use her guidebooks.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 5, Holiday 2013, p22-23, il, por Periodical Website
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24440
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Jack Kerouac was a writer who spent time in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. The area inspired some of his later work.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 60 Issue 12, May 1993, p35-38, il
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24940
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Associate Professor Morri Creech answers questions about what it’s like to be a poet, what drew him to the profession and advice he has for others.
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24954
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Ken Garfield, former religion editor for The Charlotte Observer now writes obituaries full time. He does this, he says, because he is scared of death. People hear about him mostly from other people and hire him because he does a good job. One such person is David Cribbs, who was interviewed before his death in April 2014.
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24962
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Author Wiley Cash talks about his novels and his experience as a writer, including reading reviews on his books and a movie being made based on one of his books.
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25823
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Marianne Gingher, an associate professor of English, recently published her memoir called, Adventures in Pen Land. The story covers her childhood, marriage, and teaching career. She also shares her insights into the role of a Southern writer in American literary culture, the experience of writing as a mother, and the process of novel-writing.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 24 Issue 3, Spring 2008, p38-39, il, por Periodical Website
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26528
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The National Wildlife Week Essay Contest is open to all eighth-graders in North Carolina. This year’s winner is Marian Wilson from Boone. Her essay is about conserving natural resources and how people can make a difference.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 37 Issue 3, May/June 1990, p15, il, por
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26570
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Elizabeth Ann Maples, a student from Charlotte, North Carolina, won first prize in the National Wildlife Week essay contest. She wrote about the importance of predators in pest control, recreation, food, and the ecosystem.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 36 Issue 2, Mar/Apr 1989, p9
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27038
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Carrboro’s Phil Torres has a new book called The End: What Science and Religion Tells Us About the Apocalypse. Torres specializes in existential risk studies, which is a philosophy focused on understanding risks and determining strategies for eliminating. He says the primary danger to the world is the creation of designer pathogens.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 10, March 2016, p24-25, por Periodical Website
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27050
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The Triangle region’s most active, close-knit writing scene produced a variety of good books this year. Among the top ten books include a new novel by Asheville’s Nathan Ballingrud, and works of nonfiction, memoirs, and short stories written by authors from Chapel Hill, Herford, and Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 51, Dec 2015, p26, il Periodical Website
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27093
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W. Jason Miller, associate professor at North Carolina State University, has a new book called, Origins of the Dream: Hughes’s Poetry and King’s Rhetoric. Miller demonstrates the profound influence Langston Hughes's poems exerted on the letters, sermons, speeches, and ideas of Martin Luther King Jr.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 14, April 2016, p38, il Periodical Website
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27230
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Bronwen Dickey was working as a freelance journalist for Indy Week when she met her first pit bull. Within a few years, she had embarked on an extensive study of the notorious dog breed and adopted one of her own. The result is Pit Bull: The Battle over an American Icon, the rare book that turns a scholarly, balanced lens on the charged cultural narratives around pit bulls.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 29, July 2016, p11-13, il, por Periodical Website
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