To tell the full natural and human story, Johnson draws not only on historical sources but on his rich personal experience working closely on the mountain alongside Hugh Morton and others. The result is a unique and personal telling of Grandfather's lasting significance. The book includes more than 200 historical and contemporary photographs, maps, and a practical guide to hiking the extensive trails, appreciating key plant and animal species and photographing the natural wonder that is Grandfather.
|Publisher:||The University of North Carolina Press|
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|File size:||39 MB|
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Randy Johnson has written the best book on Grandfather Mountain, one of the great landmarks of the Appalachian Mountains. Thanks to Johnson's undeniably warm and engaging voice, this book reveals in an original and comprehensive way the compelling natural and human history of Grandfather Mountain and the surrounding high country of western North Carolina. It belongs on the bookshelf of everyone who loves North Carolina's mountains.Daniel S. Pierce, University of North Carolina, Asheville