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North Carolina authors a selective handbook by Joint Committee on North Carolina Literature and Bibliography of the North Carolina English Teachers Association and the North Carolina Library Association.

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Published by University of North Carolina Library in Chapel Hill .
Written in English


  • American literature -- North Carolina -- History and criticism.

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Statementprepared by a Joint Committee of the North Carolina English Teachers Association and the North Carolina Library Association.
SeriesThe University of North Carolina Library extension publication -- v. 18, no. 1., Library extension publication -- v. 18, no. 1.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 136 p.
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17766251M

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National Book Critics Circle Award winner, novelist, playwright, poet, autobiographical writer, portrayer of rural North Carolina; a literary giant, but don’t let that scare you off. His work is very readable. Kathy Reichs This amazing woman is a forensic anthropologist, working in both North Carolina and Quebec, and also teaches at UNC.   He is an adjunct instructor at the local community college in the horticulture department. He is the author of North Carolina Gardener’s Guide and co-author of Carolinas Gardener’s Guide; co-editor of The Successful Gardeners Guide: North Carolina by Blair Publishing; and co-author of Carolinas Gardener’s Handbook by Cool Springs Press/5(31). Children's Books by North Carolina Authors by Chapel_Hill_KidsStaff - a staff-created list: Selected titles for older kids from some of our favorite authors with North Carolina connections. Pages in category "Writers from North Carolina" The following pages are in this category, out of total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().