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Down the wild Cape Fear : a river journey through the heart of North Carolina

Author: Philip Gerard
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Down the Wild Cape Fear, novelist and nonfiction writer Philip Gerard invites readers onto the fabled waters of the Cape Fear River and guides them on the 200-mile voyage from the confluence of the Deep and Haw Rivers at Mermaid Point all the way to the Cape of Fear on Bald Head Island. Accompanying the author by canoe and powerboat are a cadre of people passionate about the river, among them a river guide, a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Philip Gerard; Philip Gerard
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Gerard
ISBN: 9781469602073 1469602075
OCLC Number: 808108732
Description: 276 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Part 1. The Upper Reaches --
Part 2. The Middle Reaches --
Part 3. The Lower Reaches --
Part 4. The Estuary --
Part 5. Finishing at the Starting Point.
Responsibility: Philip Gerard.

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Novelist and non-fiction writer Philip Gerard invites readers onto the fabled waters of the Cape Fear River and guides them on the 200-mile voyage from the confluence of the Deep and Haw Rivers at  Read more...

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