Beaufort-By-The-Sea: Journey Back in Time, The Illustrated Heritage Guide to Beaufort, N. C.

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Beaufort-By-The-Sea: Journey Back in Time, The Illustrated Heritage Guide to Beaufort, N. C., tells tales of the vintage fishing village at the southern end of North Carolina's Outer Banks, from the 1500s to the present. Richly illustrated with some 300 images, the book reveals Beaufort's salty spirit and colorful rogues and heroes, from Blackbeard to astronaut, as well as its distinctive historic cottages, wild banks horses, wilderness seashore, fishing heritage, hurricanes and wartime history. It also lists accommodations, attractions and restaurants in this coastal destination. In addition to the authors, several Beaufort residents contributed anecdotes, episodes and memoirs, photographs, memorabilia and art, including Mary Cotter Hurst's cover etching of a Sharpie sailing by the Beaufort waterfront.

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Rick and Marcie Carroll, both former news journalists, have written extensively about heritage and contemporary life on islands from Hawaii and the South Pacific to the Southern Outer Banks. An alumna of Bucknell and Stanford universities, Marcie Carroll was a reporter for UPI and several California newspapers, including the San Francisco Chronicle. She was a magazine editor, communications director for Hawaii Visitors Bureau and editor for Historic Hawaii Foundation, as well as freelance writer for various travel publications. Award-winning journalist and photographer Rick Carroll, formerly of the San Francisco Chronicle, roamed the Pacific for 20 years, photographing Easter Island statues, oceanic Badjao tribes of the Sulu Sea, and archaeology sites of French Polynesia. He is the author of 20 books including IZ: Voice of The People, the biography of Israel Kamakawiwo'ole. Together, the Carrolls edited the acclaimed Travelers' Tales Hawaii (Traveler's Tales Guides, San Francisco). They write The Unofficial Guide to Hawaii and the Unofficial Guide to Maui (John Wiley & Sons, New York)

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"The Carrolls vividly present nearly three centuries of life in this seaport using anecdotes, legends, charts, and maps in a tribute to Beaufort's distinctive history, from its blues signers to its wild horses." --OUR STATE MAGAZINE, December 2006

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