Ghost Ship of Diamond Shoals
The Mystery of the Carroll A. Deering New edition
By (author) Bland Simpson
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Ghost Ship of Diamond Shoals by Bland Simpson
Book DescriptionThe extraordinary wreck of a majestic ship, a mysteriously missing crew, a message in a bottle, the lost captain's determined daughter - these are all elements of a great sea yarn, and one that happens to be true. Bland Simpson weaves them together in this compelling nonfiction novel, his reconstruction of a ghost ship's final voyage in 1921 and its baffling aftermath. To this day, the fate of the Carroll A. Deering has remained one of the great mysteries of maritime history. Simpson's haunting chronicle keeps the story alive, an apt memorial to the ghost ship and its lost crew.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780807856178
(216mm x 165mm x 15mm)
Imprint: The University of North Carolina Press
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publish Date: 30-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Bland Simpson
Two Captains from Carolina, Hardback (September 2012)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-181).
Coasts of Carolina, Hardback (November 2010)
Coasts of Carolina: Seaside to Sound Country
Inner Islands, Paperback (February 2010)» View all books by Bland Simpson
Blending history, oral history, autobiography, and travel narrative, this title explores the islands that lie in the sounds, rivers, and swamps of North Carolina's inner coast. Each chapter covers a single island or group of islands, many of which, were it not for the buffering Outer Banks, would be lost to the ebbs and flows of the Atlantic.
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Author Biography - Bland Simpson
Bland Simpson's books include into the Sound Country, The Mystery of Beautiful Nell Cropsey, and The Great Dismal. A member of the Tony Award-winning Red Clay Ramblers, Simpson has collaborated on such musicals as King Mackerel & The Blues Are Running, Kudzu, and the Broadway hit Fool Moon. He teaches creative writing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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