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WNC writer Robert Ballard releases new book.

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

My Tuxedo No Longer fits is the title of the new book by Robert Ballard. Copying from the press release: “Robert Ballard grew up during the golden years of the 1950′s and 60′s in the small, rural Western North Carolina textile village known as Tuxedo. Life was simple back then, and Ballard shares engaging, humorous, [...]

Used Genealogy Book site

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2005

Thanks again to randomgenealogy.com he has found a place like ebay only for used genealogy books. Listing is free it says and they specialize in genealogy books and publications. Looks like a great resource.

Bushwhackers: The Civil War in North Carolina – The Mountains

Monday, August 1st, 2005

For the first in the series of featured books, I thought I’d highlight Bushwhackers: The Civil War in North Carolina, The Mountains, by William R. Trotter. It paints a bleak picture of what the Civil War years were like in this very divided area of the Confederacy. One of the biggest surprises many may have

Featured Genealogy Books

Friday, July 29th, 2005

I’d like to introduce a new post category.