The Resource NC 12: : gateway to the Outer Banks, Dawson Carr, (electronic resource)

NC 12: : gateway to the Outer Banks, Dawson Carr, (electronic resource)

Label
NC 12: : gateway to the Outer Banks
Title
NC 12:
Title remainder
gateway to the Outer Banks
Statement of responsibility
Dawson Carr
Creator
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Connecting communities from Corolla in the north to Ocracoke Island in the south, scenic North Carolina Highway 12 binds together the fragile barrier islands that make up the Outer Banks. Throughout its lifetime, however, NC 12 has faced many challenges-from recurring storms and shifting sands to legal and political disputes-that have threatened this remarkable highway's very existence. Through the unique lens of the road's rich history, Dawson Carr tells the story of the Outer Banks as it has unfolded since a time when locals used oxcarts to pull provisions from harbors to their homes and the Wright Brothers struggled over mountainous dunes. Throughout, Carr captures the personal stories of those who have loved and lived on the Outer Banks. As Carr relates the importance of NC 12 and its transformation from a string of beach roads to a scenic byway joining miles of islands, he also chronicles the history of a region over the last eighty-five years, showing how the highway and the residents of the Outer Banks came to rely on each other
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Carr, Dawson
Dewey number
975.6/1
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Roads
  • Tourism
  • Electronic books
  • Outer Banks (N.C.)
Target audience
adult
Label
NC 12: : gateway to the Outer Banks, Dawson Carr, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11709827
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11709827
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11709827
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
NC 12: : gateway to the Outer Banks, Dawson Carr, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11709827
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11709827
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11709827
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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