Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Down the Wild Cape Fear
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Down the Wild Cape Fear: A River Journey through the Heart of North Carolina

Philip Gerard

Abstract

This book invites readers onto the fabled waters of the Cape Fear River and guides them on the 200-mile voyage from the confluence of the Deep and Haw Rivers at Mermaid Point all the way to the Cape of Fear on Bald Head Island. Accompanying the author by canoe and powerboat are a cadre of people passionate about the river, among them a river guide, a photographer, a biologist, a river keeper, and a boat captain. Historical voices also lend their wisdom to our understanding of this river, which has been a main artery of commerce, culture, settlement, and war for the entire region since it was f ... More

Keywords: Cape Fear River, Mermaid Point, Bald Head Island, canoe, powerboat, river guide, photographer, river keeper, boat captain, commerce

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9781469602073
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: July 2014 DOI:10.5149/9781469608129_Gerard

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Philip Gerard, author

Show Summary Details

subscribe or login to access all content.