The shared past of these authors is the Civil War and its aftermath which gave North Carolina a distinctive history, literature, music, and lifestyle. We will find common motifs in this series including attachment to place as well as the effects of racism.
- The Marrow of Tradition, Charles Chesnutt
- Look Homeward, Angel, Thomas Wolfe
- The Winter People, John Ehle
- Roxanna Slade, Reynolds Price
- On Agate Hill, Lee Smith
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