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McIntyre’s Books

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220 Market Street, Fearrington Village, Pittsboro, NC 27312
(919) 542-3030

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August 2014

Authors Walt Wolfram and Jeffrey Reaser Discuss History of North Carolina Dialects!

August 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Talkin’ Tar Heel: How Our Voices Tell the Story of North Carolina Drawing on over two decades of research and 3,000 recorded interviews from every corner of the state, this lively book introduces readers to the unique regional, social, and ethnic dialects of North Carolina, as well as its major languages, including American Indian languages and Spanish. Considering how we speak as a reflection of our past and present, Wolfram and Reaser show how languages and dialects are a fascinating…

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September 2014

Author Marcie Cohen Ferris Discusses New Book “The Edible South” and the Power of Food

September 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Edible South: The Power of Food and the Making of an American Region By, Marcie Cohen Ferris Ferris presents food as a new way to chronicle the American South’s larger history. Ferris tells a richly illustrated story of southern food and the struggles of whites, blacks, Native Americans, and other people of the region to control the nourishment of their bodies and minds, livelihoods, lands, and citizenship. The experience of food serves as an evocative lens onto colonial settlements…

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