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This year, many North Carolina writers published award-winning books. There was a total of fifty-six books entered in the competitions for which awards were presented during Culture Week, November 12-16. This article highlights the winning books and provides background on each of the authors.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 6 Issue 12, Dec 1974, p8-17, il
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27986
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Emily Wilson is the author of Memories of New Bern. The book is an oral history based on conversations with longtime residents, and captures how the town has changed over a lifetime of memories.
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36301
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An educational software and e-textbook company has proven to be a maven for North Carolina’s current educational system. Promoting Discovery Educations’ endeavor is a discussion of receptivity already found among today’s students and growing receptivity among educators for their products.
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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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31518
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Art Gore, a professional photographer, published a new book called, “Speak Softly to the Echoes.” The book is a collection of memories he calls “echoes,” and features photographs and nostalgic stories about his youth in Hoke County. In this article, Gore discusses his photography and early influences at Wake Forest College.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 12 Issue 2, Feb 1980, p8-9, il
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27988
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In their new book, The Battle of New Bern, Richard Sauers and Will Gorges present new information and perspectives on the battle and Civil War history. The book offers much greater detail of how the battle was fought, won by Union forces, and the aftermath.
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35916
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The Moral Majority was a conservative Christian PAC with a mission to remove believed “anti-God, anti-family” materials from NC public schools and school libraries. Such an agenda concerned librarians and educators about the consequences of purging shelves and banning books. Concerning other library-related issues related to access, included was how inflation and rising prices of books and periodicals curtailed the building of collections.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 3, Mar 1981, p16-17
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30738
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Eric J. Cox of Asheboro, North Carolina was a Marine Corps. Corporal during the invasion of Iraq. Cox published his memoir, Cpl Cox, in 2009 through his own business, The Charlotte Press. This article provides a short biography of Cox and excerpts of his book, which includes diary entries, letters, and details of his experiences in Iraq and Cherry Point, North Carolina.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 42 Issue 1, Jan 2010, p21-23, il, por
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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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29595
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The Last Castle is Denise Kiernan’s new nonfiction book about the Vanderbilt legacy, the Biltmore House and its surrounding estate. The book also tracts Asheville’s transformation and economic boom.
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28955
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Last spring, Durham’s Jacar Press published the anthology entitled, “Resisting Arrest: Poems to Stretch the Sky”. The book covers racial justice and police brutality in America, and contains contributions from a wide range of North Carolina writers.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 5, Feb 2017, p16-17, por Periodical Website
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Sorg describes a movement that's occurring in the state, the Little Free Library, a nationwide movement that began in Wisconsin in 2009. The little wooden boxes on poles may look like birdhouses, but they're not. They are filled with small book collections, about two dozen or so, and neighbors and visitors just take a book and leave a book. Sorg explores the Triangle Area to find how widespread the movement is in the area. Worldwide there are about 12,000 boxes, with more being built each day.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 49, Dec 2013, p16-17, il Periodical Website
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The stories of the islands hidden among the swamps, sounds and rivers of Eastern North Carolina are captured in a new book by UNC-CH Creative Writing Program Director Bland Simpson. \"The Inner Islands\" blends history, oral history, autobiography and travel narrative to explore the geography and biodiversity of these islands.
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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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Bruce Roberts is a North Carolina photographer, journalist and author. In his new book, Just Yesterday, Roberts presents details of what North Carolina looked like in the mid-to-late twentieth century. Divided into the state’s geographic regions, images show the people and places of the Outer Banks, east, piedmont, and mountains.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 41 Issue 2, Feb 2009, p12, por
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