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By Bland Simpson

mixing background, oral historical past, autobiography, and commute narrative, Bland Simpson explores the islands that lie within the sounds, rivers, and swamps of North Carolina's internal coast. In all the fifteen chapters within the booklet, Simpson covers a unmarried island or workforce of islands, lots of which, have been it now not for the buffering Outer Banks, will be misplaced to the ebbs and flows of the Atlantic. as an alternative they're domestic to detailed plant and animal species and well-established hardwood forests, and plenty of maintain vestiges of an past human history.

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