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Wicked Asheville

Author : Marla Hardee Milling
ISBN : 9781439665329
Genre : Photography
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Asheville is a wonderfully strange city, but it has a few shadows in its past. Teenager Helen Clevenger was brutally murdered at the luxurious Battery Park Hotel in 1936. William Dudley Pelley called himself "America's Hitler" and founded his Silver Legion in Asheville. He stirred up enough antiwar propaganda to go to prison. A desperado named Will Harris came into town on a cold night in November 1906 and left a trail of dead bodies and panic among Asheville citizens. Mayor Gallatin Roberts killed himself in the wake of collapsing banks. Asheville native Marla Hardee Milling delves into wicked stories of murder, sedition, corruption, arson and disease.

Asheville Beer

Author : Anne Fitten Glenn
ISBN : 9781614237051
Genre : Cooking
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Drinking local harks back to the founding of Asheville in 1798. Whether it be moonshine or craft beer, the culture of local hooch is deeply ingrained in the mountain dwellers of Western North Carolina. Both residents and visitors alike enjoy Asheville's wealth of breweries, brewpubs, beer festivals and dedicated retailers. That enthusiasm earned the city the coveted Beer City, USA title year after year and prompted West Coast beer giants Sierra Nevada, New Belgium and Oskar Blues to establish production facilities here. Beer writer and educator Anne Fitten Glenn recounts this intoxicating history, from the suds-soaked saloons of "Hell's Half Acre" to the region's explosion into a beer Mecca.

Amazing Asheville

Author : Lan Sluder
Genre : Travel
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Amazing Asheville by Lan Sluder is the new guidebook to Asheville and the beautiful North Carolina Mountains. It candidly covers all the best places to stay, eat and explore in Asheville's exciting Downtown and surrounding neighborhoods, and elsewhere in the North Carolina mountains. In more than 150,000 words, it also covers the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Biltmore House and Biltmore Estate and the hundreds of thousands of acres of national and state forests in Western North Carolina. This is THE guide that gives you the ins and outs of enjoying the mountains and saving money on your Asheville and North Carolina mountains vacation. Written by an Asheville native and award-winning author of more than a dozen books on travel and retirement, Amazing Asheville provides readable, easy-to-use information on Asheville's many B&Bs, mountain lodges, resorts and vacation cabins. It tells you where to find great food and drink -- from bistros where locals go to five-star splurge places. It explains where to go for the most amazing experiences for your vacation. Amazing Asheville doesn't just stick to the city of Asheville. It covers many interesting small towns and villages in the mountains around Asheville. It details where to go for the best outdoor activities in the Blue Ridge Mountains -- hiking, scenic drives, camping, wildlife spotting, birding, river rafting, boating, gem mining, fishing, rock climbing, exploring waterfalls and the backcountry, and more. Whether your interest is outdoor adventures, art and crafts, clubbing and nightlife, music and culture, architecture, outdoor adventures or just having fun in the highest, coolest mountains and most-visited national parks in the East, Amazing Asheville is the guide for you.

Wicked Columbia

Author : Alexia Jones Helsley
ISBN : 9781614239123
Genre : History
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Touted as one of America's most livable cities, Columbia has a history of independence and triumph. But that history also has a darker side, one that isn't told quite as often. The capital city's past is filled with salacious tales of debauchery, including a notorious pickpocket bold enough to victimize a mayor and a tradition of dueling that ruined lives over petty insults. From triple hangings at Potter's Field to the lure of ladies of the evening, Columbia has a history as famously hot as its weather. Join author and historian Alexia Helsley as she examines the devilish details of Soda Town.

Wicked Lexington North Carolina

Author : Alice E. Sink
ISBN : 9781625841209
Genre : True Crime
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Nestled within the heart of North Carolina's Piedmont lies Lexington, a town with a history so iniquitous that few dare to tell the tales. Discover how a veritably unknown young singer named Elvis Presley wiggled and gyrated his way through town, and how the Jolly Black Widow claimed her third husband (and victim) in a string of doomed love affairs. It was here in Lexington that an obscene mail menace sent hundreds of depraved letters to wholesome families, and on a sleepy summer day, police seized nine barrels of illicit liquor only to be stolen back and imbibed by the original owners that night. Travel with local author Alice Sink down the streets of old-time Lexington to view a city riddled with all manner of unsavory deeds.

Wicked Newport

Author : Larry Stanford
ISBN : WISC:89102876471
Genre : History
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Founded by a small band of religious freedom seekers in 1639, Newport, Rhode Island, subsequently became a bustling colonial seaport teeming with artists, sailors, prosperous merchants and, perhaps most distinctively, the ultra-rich families of the Gilded Age. Clinging to the lavish coattails of these newly minted millionaires and robber barons was a stream of con artists and hangers-on who attempted to leech off their well-to-do neighbors. From the Vanderbilts to the Dukes, the Astors to the Kennedys, the City by the Sea has served as a sanctuary for the elite, and a hotbed of corruption. Local historian Larry Stanford pulls back the curtain on over 350 years of history, uncovering the real stories behind many of Newport's most enduring mysteries, controversial characters and scintillating scandals.

The Asheville Reader

Author : Margaret J. Downes
ISBN : 0874115124
Genre : Humanities
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Wicked Good Burgers

Author : Andy Husbands
ISBN : 9781610587525
Genre : Cooking
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Wicked Good Burgers ain’t your daddy’s patty on a bun. The upstart Yankee team that revolutionized barbecue with their upset win at the Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational turns their talents to burgers. Wicked Good Burgers fearlessly incorporates new techniques, inspirations, and ingredients to take the burger to the next level—whether it’s the Meatloaf Burger on Pretzel Bread with Cabernet Mustard or the Island Creek Burger with Oysters and homemade cocktail sauce. You’ll learn the art and science of freshly grinding meats—from beef to lamb to goat—for the ultimate juicy burger as well as cooking methods such as smoking, grilling, griddling, and sous vide that impart distinctive flavor.

North Carolina Day Trips By Theme

Author : Marla Hardee Milling
ISBN : 9781591938866
Genre : Travel
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Your All-in-One Guide to North Carolina’s Best Outings! If you’ve ever asked, “What should we do today?” then you’ve never seen North Carolina Day Trips by Theme. This comprehensive guide to the Tar Heel State is jam-packed with 170 of North Carolina’s top spots for fun and entertainment. Take a simple day trip, or string together a longer vacation of activities that catch your interest. Destinations in the book are organized by themes, such as Lighthouses, Festivals, Outdoor Adventures, and Natural Wonders, so you can decide what to do and then figure out where to do it. Useful for singles, couples, and families—visitors and residents alike—this guide by North Carolina author Marla Hardee Milling encompasses a wide range of interests. Discover the state’s unique attractions—state parks, museums, beaches, foodie delights, and more. The book’s handy size makes it perfect for bringing along on your road trips. Plus, with tips for other things to do in the area, you’re sure to maximize the fun on every outing. With North Carolina Day Trips by Theme at your fingertips, you’ll always have something to do!

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Author : American Institute of Architects
ISBN : UCSD:31822025292673
Genre : Architectural firms
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In Transit

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The Making Of A Writer

Author : Gail Godwin
ISBN : UOM:39015063683976
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A collection of journal excerpts from the critically acclaimed author of A Mother and Two Daughters sheds new light on the world of a writer as she describes her search for her own place in the world, her coming of age as a writer, her life choices, her travels, and the people, events, and places that served as raw material for her later works. 15,000 first printing.

National Hardwood Magazine

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Genre : Hardwoods
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Sermons And Sayings

Author : Sam Porter Jones
ISBN : UVA:X001244215
Genre : Evangelistic sermons
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Antiquarian Bookman

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Genre : Antiquarian booksellers
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North Carolina Libraries

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ISBN : UCAL:B4198089
Genre : Library science
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Northeastern Geology And Environmental Sciences

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924092845571
Genre : Geology
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The Illustrated American

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ISBN : MINN:31951000901233M
Genre : American literature
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Windows Of The Heart

Author : Thomas Wolfe
ISBN : UOM:39015068813610
Genre : Literary Collections
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