184 pp., 5.83 x 8.27, 20 illus., 3 tables, 5 maps, bibl., index
Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-4626-1
Published: April 1997
eBook ISBN: 978-0-8078-6637-5
Published: November 2000
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About the Authors
Walt Wolfram is William C. Friday Distinguished Professor of English at North Carolina State University and founder of the North Carolina Language and Life Project.
For more information about Walt Wolfram, visit the Author Page.
Natalie Schilling-Estes, who holds a Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is the project's coordinator.
For more information about Natalie Schilling, visit the Author Page.
“This book is an inspiring effort for those interested in the preservation of culture, for not only does it provide the most comprehensive record to date of the Ocracoke language and culture, but it will also serve as a guide for those who undertake comparable preservation projects.”--Southern Cultures
"Eminently readable and unfailingly interesting, the book is accessible to general readers as well as language specialists."--Choice
"A work of learning animated by a sense of fun."--Islands
"A welcome treatise on the culture of one of the state's most distinctive regional legacies."--North Carolina Historical Review
"[A] truly informative and enjoyable book."--North Carolina Libraries