Books tagged: university of north carolina

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Chapel Hill in Plain Sight
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Price: $7.45 USD. Words: 81,860. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010 by Eno Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir by novelist Daphne Athas about coming of age in Chapel Hill during the Depression, life during WWII and the McCarthy era. Athas delves into the world of Southern writers and the shifting of a small college town into the New South's technocracy juggernaut. These tales snatch "the veil off racism, classism, politics and Vanity Fair-worthy scandals that haunt," says writer Randall Kenan.
27 Views of Chapel Hill
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 58,900. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011 by Eno Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Legions of writers who call this famous Southern college town home create a portrait of the town, capturing its sense of place in essays, short stories, poems, and book excerpts that reflect the social, historic and literary fabric of Chapel Hill. The 27 contributors include Wells Tower, Elizabeth Spencer, Will Blythe, Lawrence Naumoff, Daphne Athas, Nic Brown, William Leuchtenburg, Alan Shapiro.
A Boy From Down East
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Growing up in eastern North Carolina in a small rural community during the 1950’s and 1960’s was the best possible childhood you could wish for. Family, church, friends, school, and working on the farm was the center of my world. This is a collection of stories of my childhood. I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I have enjoyed remembering them.
George Glamack Star Center National Basketball League
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
My book looks at George Glamack as a college and pro basketball player. Before the NBA was formed, 1949-50, there was the National Basketball League, the American Basketball League and the Basketball Association of America. Glamack was a fine center/forward on Rochester Royals teams that won NBL titles in 1946 and '47. This was a time when pro players played in less than state of the art gyms.
The Game Fixing Scandal At NC State That Killed The Dixie Classic
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
My book looks at the ordeals of three NC State basketball players who were accused of game fixing from 1959-1961. All of them were prep stars from New York. One was from Binghamton and the other two from Brooklyn. My ebook looks at their crimes and their ordeals in Raleigh and Durham courtrooms from 1961-1963. I also name each of the gamblers involved and the court judgments they received in 1962.