Great Dismal: A Carolinian's Swamp Memoir

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Product Details
Price
$27.00  $25.11
Publisher
University of North Carolina Press
Publish Date
Pages
208
Dimensions
5.46 X 8.45 X 0.54 inches | 0.63 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780807847527

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About the Author
Bland Simpson, who teaches creative writing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is author of "Into the Sound Country" (with photography by Ann Cary Simpson) and "The Mystery of Beautiful Nell Cropsey." A member of the Red Clay Ramblers, an internationally acclaimed string band, he has collaborated on such musicals as "Kudzu," "King Mackerel & The Blues Are Running," "Diamond Studs," and "Fool Moon."
Reviews
[An] engaging portrait.

"Publishers Weekly"
[Simpson] has given us a jewel of natural and human history.

"New Yorker"
No pleasure quite matches that of reading prose that feels as natural as breathing.

"Newsday"
"Nature-writing at its best, classic in its fervor, sincere in its integrity, transfixing in its gem-like language.

"Christian Science Monitor""
"Mr. Simpson's book, part history and part travelogue, entices the reader to join them [previous visitors to the Great Dismal].

"Atlantic Monthly""
ÝAn¨ engaging portrait.

"Publishers Weekly"
ÝSimpson¨ has given us a jewel of natural and human history.

"New Yorker"
Nature-writing at its best, classic in its fervor, sincere in its integrity, transfixing in its gem-like language.

"Christian Science Monitor"
Mr. Simpson's book, part history and part travelogue, entices the reader to join them [previous visitors to the Great Dismal].

"Atlantic Monthly"