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<SPAN STYLE= "" >Dictionary of North Carolina Biography</SPAN>

310 pp., 6.125 x 9.25

Dictionary of North Carolina Biography

Vol. 6, T-Z

Edited By William S. Powell


This volume of 456 entries marks the completion of the Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, the most comprehensive state project of its kind. Taken together, the six volumes provide information on more than three thousand notable North Carolinians--native and adopted--whose accomplishments and occasional misdeeds span four centuries. A planned supplementary volume will include an index to all the volumes. Also available Dictionary of North Carolina Biography Volume 1, A-C ISBN 0-8078-1329-X, $49.95 Volume 2, D-G ISBN 0-8078-1656-6, $49.95 Volume 3, H-K ISBN 0-8078-1806-2, $49.95 Volume 4, L-O ISBN 0-8078-1918-2, $49.95 Volume 5, P-S ISBN 0-8078-2100-4, $49.95 North Carolina/Biography

About the Author

William S. Powell is professor emeritus of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His many books include North Carolina through Four Centuries, which won the 1989 Mayflower Cup for Nonfiction.


Reviews

"There is no other state with a biographical dictionary of comparable scope and quality."
--American Reference Books Annual

"It is remarkable that one tireless professor and an assortment of researchers . . . could produce a volume so rich in detail and human drama."
--Charlotte Observer

"The most remarkable people of North Carolina march across the pages of this primer of historical personalities. . . . A tribute to a remarkable editor, Bill Powell, and his legion of dedicated contributors."
--Roy Parker, Jr., contributing editor, Fayetteville Observer-Times

"The essential starting point for learning about the people who defined the character of the Tar Heel state."
--William S. Price, Jr., Division of Archives and History, North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources

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