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MOUNTAIN WEATHER POCKET GUIDE A FIELD REFERENCE

MOUNTAIN WEATHER POCKET GUIDE A FIELD REFERENCE

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16-panel laminated and folded cards for in-the-field reference Full-color photos and illustrations Written by a well-known meteorologist devoted to outdoor adventures Mountain Weather Pocket Guide is designed to give hikers, backpackers, climbers, skiers, a quick reference that will help them make smart decisions regarding their exposure. Written by renowned weather expert and forecaster Jeff Renner, who is a life-long outdoorsman.
MYSTERIOUS TALES OF THE NORTH CAROLINA PIEDMONT

MYSTERIOUS TALES OF THE NORTH CAROLINA PIEDMONT

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The history of the Tar Heel State is filled with mysterious and creepy tales. Legends say that several places in North Carolina have been visited by the devil, from the Devil's Tramping Ground near Siler City to the footprint he left in the Devil's Rock i
MYSTERIOUS TALES OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA

MYSTERIOUS TALES OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA

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These dark hills and hollers hold endless secret wonders. UFO sightings join mysterious booming noises and the famous Brown Mountain Lights in lists of unexplained phenomena. Ghosts abound from Biltmore to Grandfather Mountain. Learn about the Phantom Rider of the Confederacy and all the spots where the devil is said to have set foot on Tar Heel soil. Sightings of Bigfoot join the legend of the Wampus Cat in tales told around the fire at night. Master storyteller Sherman Carmichael explores the lore of the mountains.
NEW BLUE RIDGE COOKBOOK: FARM FRESH

NEW BLUE RIDGE COOKBOOK: FARM FRESH

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More than 100 recipes, both old and new, celebrating the regional foods of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
NORTH CAROLINA BUTTERFLIES AND POLLINATORS

NORTH CAROLINA BUTTERFLIES AND POLLINATORS

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Pollinators in North Carolina include bats, bees, hummingbirds, butterflies, moths, wasps, flies, and beetles. These beneficial species are both beautiful to observe and critical to the preservation of the state's diverse eco-system and agriculture. This portable folding guide includes illustrations and descriptions of 140 species and a back-panel map featuring some of the state's top nature viewing hot spots. A handy field reference and perfect take-along guide for visitors and nature enthusiasts of all ages. Made in the USA.www.waterfordpress.com
NORTH CAROLINA MOONSHINE: AN ILLICIT HISTORY

NORTH CAROLINA MOONSHINE: AN ILLICIT HISTORY

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North Carolina holds a special place in the history of moonshine. For more than three centuries, the illicit home-brew was a way of life.


NASCAR emerged from the illegal moonshine tradeas drivers such as Junior Johnson, accustomed to r

NORTH CAROLINA MURDER AND MAYHEM

NORTH CAROLINA MURDER AND MAYHEM

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Author Rick Jackson tells the stories behind some of the most famous, and most heinous, crimes in the history of the Old North State.


The smiling faces and southern hospitality of North Carolina promise a paradise for visitors and resi

NORTH CAROLINA MYTHS AND LEGENDS

NORTH CAROLINA MYTHS AND LEGENDS

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North Carolina Myths and Legends explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in North Carolina's history. Each episode included in the book is a story unto itself, and the tone and style of the book is lively and easy to read for a general audience interested in North Carolina history. Read about the Cherokee legend of the Judaculla rock. Try to figure out if Tom Dula, subject of many a local myth and a popular folk song, really did murder his wife. Speculate as to what really caused the Carolina Bays indentations.
NORTH CAROLINA UNIONISTS AND THE FIGHT OVER SUCCESSION

NORTH CAROLINA UNIONISTS AND THE FIGHT OVER SUCCESSION

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Before the Civil War, North Carolina was divided by the battle over secession. Some state leaders remained loyal to the Union because they saw the potential for compromise with Northern states. William Alexander Graham helped broker the Compromise of 1850. John Motley Morehead and Jonathan Worth led the campaign against secession in early 1861. Most continued to serve their state under the Confederacy. Although Zebulon B. Vance opposed secession, he served in the Confederate army and as governor of the state during the Civil War. Historian and author Steve M. Miller tells the story of the Tar Heel Unionists who bravely fought to steer their state away from the disastrous future they foresaw.
NORTH CAROLINA'S WILD PIEDMONT - A NATURAL HISTORY

NORTH CAROLINA'S WILD PIEDMONT - A NATURAL HISTORY

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The North Carolina Piedmont is rich in natural beauty and wildlife. Home to eleven state parks, three state natural areas, a national wildlife refuge and a national forest, the region offers more than just gently rolling hills. Tour the wild wine vines in Medoc Mountain State Park, marvel at the floodplains of the Haw River and follow the migratory birds in Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge. Experience the natural history, field research, interviews with park rangers and firsthand experiences of the state's largest physiographic region. Author Adam Morgan joins in a rich tradition of nature writing to paint the majestic beauty and raw power of North Carolina's wild Piedmont.