Taffy of Torpedo Junction
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Taffy of Torpedo Junction by Nell Wise Wechter
Book DescriptionBack in print A longtime favorite of several generations of Tar Heels, Taffy of Torpedo Junction is the thrilling adventure story of thirteen-year-old Taffy Willis, who, with the help of her pony and dog, exposes a ring of Nazi spies operating from a secluded house on Hatteras Island, North Carolina, during World War II. For readers of all ages, the book brings to life the dramatic wartime events on the Outer Banks, where German U-boats turned an area around Cape Hatteras into 'Torpedo Junction' by sinking more than sixty American vessels in just a six-month period in 1942. Taffy has been enjoyed by young and old alike since it was first published in 1957.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780807846193
(235mm x 156mm x 13mm)
Imprint: The University of North Carolina Press
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publish Date: 31-Aug-1996
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Nell Wise Wechter
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Teenagers Corky and Toby row out into the swamp off Stumpy Point, North Carolina, drawn by the mysterious light that hovers above it. Thrown back in time by a sudden explosion, they find themselves floating above 17th-century England, as the life of Blackbeard the Pirate unfolds below.
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Author Biography - Nell Wise Wechter
The late Nell Wise Wechter, an Outer Banks native, was a widely admired author, storyteller, historian, and journalist. As a schoolteacher near Cape Hatteras during World War II, she could look out her classroom window to see ships being sunk by the Germans. Her story of Taffy was inspired by these real events and the courage of the people who lived through them. Her other books include Swamp Girl, Betsy Dowdy's Ride, and Teach's Light.
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