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Weird Carolinas: Your Travel Guide to North and South Carolina's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets

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Take a walk on the WEIRD side, Carolina-style!
What makes the Carolinas--North and South--so strange, spooky, wild, and wacky? Follow former Charleston resident Roger Manley and find out: Spanish moss reaches out from dark trees on lonely roads, the Great Dismal Swamp shelters unknown beasts, the coastline is marked with hidden inlets where pirates buried treasures and German U-boats prowled. And it's rumored the Devil has Tramping Grounds in ...
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Overview

Take a walk on the WEIRD side, Carolina-style!
What makes the Carolinas--North and South--so strange, spooky, wild, and wacky? Follow former Charleston resident Roger Manley and find out: Spanish moss reaches out from dark trees on lonely roads, the Great Dismal Swamp shelters unknown beasts, the coastline is marked with hidden inlets where pirates buried treasures and German U-boats prowled. And it's rumored the Devil has Tramping Grounds in both states! We promise, it's an adventure you'll never forget.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402788277
  • Publisher: Sterling
  • Publication date: 10/4/2011
  • Series: Weird Series
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 230,405
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Roger Manley, a native of the South with a keen eye for the offbeat, has worked as a photographer, folklorist, curator, filmmaker, writer, and barbecue aficionado. A Weird Series veteran, he is author of Weird Louisiana and Weird Tennessee, as well as Signs and Wonders; The End is Near!; Hoaxes, Humbugs and Spectacles; and Dear Mr. Ripley. Other previous projects include mega-exhibitions for the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore and the feature-length film MANA-beyond belief.
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