The Coasts of Carolina: Seaside to Sound Country

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University of North Carolina Press
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10.2 X 9.0 X 0.8 inches | 2.2 pounds

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About the Author
Bland Simpson is Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and longtime member of the Tony Award-winning Red Clay Ramblers. Scott Taylor is a photographer whose photographs have appeared in many local, state, regional, and national magazines, publications, and galleries; he works from his studio and gallery in historic Beaufort, North Carolina.
You feel the passion and can sniff the salt air in The Coasts of Carolina.--Southern Living

There is much debate about who deserves credit for the revival of Lowcountry cuisine. But there's no denying that John Martin Taylor . . . played a key role.--Raleigh News and Observer

A delight for anyone visiting the Outer Banks or wishing to remember time spent there.--Library Journal

Gorgeous. . . . Simpson writes as he travels, employing long, leisurely, meandering sentences and a pleasantly antique vocabulary. . . . And Taylor's images--from St. James churchyard at night to a row of live oaks at Orton--recall moments of discovery that stick in our hearts forever.--Ben Steelman, Wilmington Star-News

Simpson and Taylor create a lasting sense of place and community that piques the interests of distant travelers and allows residents to revel in remembrance--Our State

Goes beyond the familiar territories to uncover swamp, marsh, river, sound and seashore that visitors and even locals often miss.--Jacksonville Daily News

Might inspire readers to visit parts of North Carolina they've never seen, or to sit back and let the authors do the traveling. . . . A lovingly rendered portrait of a unique part of the state.--Raleigh News & Observer

Captures the vibrancy of the North Carolina oceanfront, sound country, and interior shores behind the barrier islands. . . . An inviting visual and textual portrait organized around coastal themes.--Carolina Country

In [Simpson's] narrative readers will discover a deeply moving story that is understood in the context of the history of a place. . . . It is the type of history that is a joy to read because it is a conversation with the land, and the people that overflows from the pages of [this book]. . . . Offers people a legacy of history, natural beauty and a very passionate love of place."--Elizabeth City Daily Advance

A book that offers people a legacy of history, natural beauty, and a very passionate love of place.--Elizabeth City Daily Advance