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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]
Series: North Carolina history & culture anthology.; NC LIVE module.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book 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 photographer, a biologist, a river keeper, and a boat captain.  Read more...
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Gerard, Philip.
Down the wild Cape Fear.
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2013]
(DLC) 2012032751
(OCoLC)808108732
Named Person: Philip Gerard; Philip Gerard
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Gerard
ISBN: 9781469608129 146960812X 9781469608136 1469608138
OCLC Number: 839304765
Description: 1 online resource (276 pages) : illustrations, maps.
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.
Series Title: North Carolina history & culture anthology.; NC LIVE module.
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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An adventure story paired with a view of the ecology, history, development, and industry along a vital river that runs from the core of North Carolina to the coast. Gerard uses glittering, evocative Read more...

 
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