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Notable On NOBLE brings you highlights of locally recorded digital talking books and magazines, from the North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped's NOBLE (North Carolina BARD Local) download service

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    • Books

Notable On NOBLE brings you highlights of locally recorded digital talking books and magazines, from the North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped's NOBLE (North Carolina BARD Local) download service

    The Civil War in North Carolina by John Gilchrist Barrett

    The Civil War in North Carolina by John Gilchrist Barrett

    A comprehensive account of military operations in North Carolina during the Civil War. This clip contains the first 3 minutes from the 1st chapter. Read the rest of this work in NLS Digital Talking Book format (NLS patrons only)

    • 2 min
    Beyond the Darkness: A literary journal edited by Linda West Wooten

    Beyond the Darkness: A literary journal edited by Linda West Wooten

    Presented by the students of The Governor Morehead School for the Blind, located in Raleigh, North Carolina. Includes student artwork, poetry, short stories, novel excerpts, and creative non-fiction. Read the rest of this work in NLS Digital Talking Book format (NLS patrons only)

    • 5 min
    The Last Rose of Summer by Theresa Cocolin

    The Last Rose of Summer by Theresa Cocolin

    A story from the Depression-era in North Carolina, about a woman who's life is turned over when her brothers leave the family farm and her mother dies. She then kills her drunken, abusive father and is sent to Dorothea Dix Hospital. Her time at Dix, is life changing. Read the rest of this work in NLS Digital Talking Book format (NLS patrons only)

    • 3 min
    My Mother's Restaurant by Sylvia Perkins

    My Mother's Restaurant by Sylvia Perkins

    The author tells the story of her mother's time bringing up children on her own in an unfamiliar country. Armed with intense determination and unconventional wits, she faces hard economic times and a domineering father to prove she is capable of meeting this momentous task. Read the rest of this work in NLS Digital Talking Book format (NLS patrons only)

    • 3 min
    Memories of World War I: North Carolina Doughboys on The Western Front by R. Jackson Marshall

    Memories of World War I: North Carolina Doughboys on The Western Front by R. Jackson Marshall

    Describes the Great War as seen through the eyes of North Carolina doughboys who fought on the western front in Belgium and France. Read the rest of this work in NLS Digital Talking Book format (NLS patrons only)

    • 3 min
    Quilt or Innocence: A Southern Quilting Mystery by Elizabeth Craig

    Quilt or Innocence: A Southern Quilting Mystery by Elizabeth Craig

    Retired folk art curator Beatrice Coleman knows everything there is to know about quilts, except how to make them. But with her recent move to Dappled Hills, North Carolina, she's learning all sorts of new things--including how to solve a murder. Includes quilting tips. Read the rest of this work in NLS Digital Talking Book format (NLS patrons only)

    • 3 min

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