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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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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