Travel North Carolina: Going Native in the Old South [NOOK Book]

Overview

Since 1954, John F. Blair, Publisher, has been specializing in nonfiction books about the Southeast, and specifically about North Carolina. Over the years, Blair has published numerous travel guides. So to say that the Blair staff knows something about travel in its home state is no small assertion.

This is the fourth edition of this comprehensive guide to the entire Tar Heel State. In this volume, you will find information about historic ...
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Travel North Carolina: Going Native in the Old South

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Overview

Since 1954, John F. Blair, Publisher, has been specializing in nonfiction books about the Southeast, and specifically about North Carolina. Over the years, Blair has published numerous travel guides. So to say that the Blair staff knows something about travel in its home state is no small assertion.

This is the fourth edition of this comprehensive guide to the entire Tar Heel State. In this volume, you will find information about historic places, gardens, tours, museums, science centers, cultural offerings, special shopping, recreation, and seasonal events.

The guide also includes annotated entries about unique places to eat and stay. Since the authors accepted no advertising fees when selecting what to include in the book, you can be assured their suggestions are solid recommendations from longtime residents.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016693675
  • Publisher: Blair, John F. Publisher
  • Publication date: 4/16/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 600
  • Sales rank: 916,522
  • File size: 9 MB

Meet the Author

Carolyn Sakowski is a native of Morganton, North Carolina. She holds a B.A. in history from Queens University of Charlotte and an M.A. in history from Appalachian State University. She lives in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where she is the president of John F. Blair, Publisher.

Sue Clark, who worked for Blair for 14 years before becoming a middle-school teacher, wrote the sections about Asheville, the Southern Mountains, and the Great Smoky Mountains.

Angela Harwood, vice president of sales and marketing at Blair, compiled the Neuse River Region and Cape Fear Coast sections.

Steve Kirk, Blair's editor in chief for over 22 years, wrote the Triangle and Sandhills sections.

Carolyn Sakowski, who wrote the High Country, Blue Ridge Parkway, High Point, and Greensboro sections, has been president of John F. Blair, Publisher, since 1992.

Artie Sparrow, Blair's office assistant, wrote the Albemarle Region and Outer Banks sections.

Anne Holcomb Waters, who worked at Blair as vice president of sales and marketing before moving to Salisbury, NC, wrote the Charlotte and Winston-Salem sections.
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