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The Civil War in North Carolina by John Gilchrist Barrett

The Civil War in North Carolina by John Gilchrist Barrett

March 22, 2021

A comprehensive account of military operations in North Carolina during the Civil War. This clip contains the first 3 minutes from the 1st chapter. Read the rest of this work in NLS Digital Talking Book format (NLS patrons only)

Beyond the Darkness: A literary journal edited by Linda West Wooten

Beyond the Darkness: A literary journal edited by Linda West Wooten

March 9, 2021

Presented by the students of The Governor Morehead School for the Blind, located in Raleigh, North Carolina. Includes student artwork, poetry, short stories, novel excerpts, and creative non-fiction. Read the rest of this work in NLS Digital Talking Book format (NLS patrons only)

The Last Rose of Summer by Theresa Cocolin

The Last Rose of Summer by Theresa Cocolin

February 24, 2021

A story from the Depression-era in North Carolina, about a woman who's life is turned over when her brothers leave the family farm and her mother dies. She then kills her drunken, abusive father and is sent to Dorothea Dix Hospital. Her time at Dix, is life changing. Read the rest of this work in NLS Digital Talking Book format (NLS patrons only)

My Mother‘s Restaurant by Sylvia Perkins

My Mother‘s Restaurant by Sylvia Perkins

February 2, 2021

The author tells the story of her mother's time bringing up children on her own in an unfamiliar country. Armed with intense determination and unconventional wits, she faces hard economic times and a domineering father to prove she is capable of meeting this momentous task. Read the rest of this work in NLS Digital Talking Book format (NLS patrons only)

Memories of World War I: North Carolina Doughboys on The Western Front by R. Jackson Marshall

Memories of World War I: North Carolina Doughboys on The Western Front by R. Jackson Marshall

January 14, 2021

Describes the Great War as seen through the eyes of North Carolina doughboys who fought on the western front in Belgium and France. Read the rest of this work in NLS Digital Talking Book format (NLS patrons only)

Quilt or Innocence: A Southern Quilting Mystery by Elizabeth Craig

Quilt or Innocence: A Southern Quilting Mystery by Elizabeth Craig

December 21, 2020

Retired folk art curator Beatrice Coleman knows everything there is to know about quilts, except how to make them. But with her recent move to Dappled Hills, North Carolina, she's learning all sorts of new things--including how to solve a murder. Includes quilting tips. Read the rest of this work in NLS Digital Talking Book format (NLS patrons only)

Changing Places: Things I Learned at the NC State School for the Blind in the 1950s by Myra Debruhl

Changing Places: Things I Learned at the NC State School for the Blind in the 1950s by Myra Debruhl

December 9, 2020

Author's account of her life growing up in the 1950s at the NC State School for the Blind in Raleigh. Read the rest of this work in NLS Digital Talking Book format (NLS patrons only)

Cataloochee by Wayne Caldwell

Cataloochee by Wayne Caldwell

November 11, 2020

Set in the mountains of western North Carolina, an historical novel follows the lives of three families from the end of the Civil War until 1928, when the National Park Service prepares to uproot them to make way for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Read the rest of this work in NLS Digital Talking Book format (NLS patrons only)

When the parkway came by Anne Mitchell Whisnant and David E. Whisnant

When the parkway came by Anne Mitchell Whisnant and David E. Whisnant

October 28, 2020

A grandfather tells his granddaughter the story of the building of the Blue Ridge Parkway, which he experienced firsthand as a boy growing up on a farm in western North Carolina during the Depression. Read the rest of this work in NLS Digital Talking Book format (NLS patrons only)

Through the years 1867-1977, light out of darkness: a history of the NC School for the Negro Blind and Deaf

Through the years 1867-1977, light out of darkness: a history of the NC School for the Negro Blind and Deaf

October 14, 2020

A comprehensive history of the establishment in 1869 and operations through 1967 of the Governor Morehead School for the Negro Blind and the Deaf. Also includes a list of the instructors, personnel, and a brief history of some of the graduates. Read the rest of this work in NLS Digital Talking Book format (NLS patrons only)

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