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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Jules Verne’s Fantastic Neuse River Voyage

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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.