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The watery part of the world [electronic resource] : a novel / by Michael Parker.

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  • ISBN: 9781616200565 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1616200561 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (261 p.)
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2011.

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General Note: Portions of this novel were previously published, in a different form, in Five Points, New Stories from The South, and The Pushcart Prize anthology.
Summary, etc.: Set along the Outer Banks of North Carolina in the 1800's and the 1970s, the novel follows Theodosia Burr, daughter of Aaron Burr, who by many accounts was captured by pirates and lived out the rest of her life on a remote island, and the island's descendants hundreds of years later.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Young women > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Freedmen > Fiction.
FICTION > Historical.
Outer Banks (N.C.) > Fiction.
North Carolina > History > 1775-1865 > Fiction.
North Carolina > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.

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