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Wednesday, 01 June 2011 20:01

Author explores hidden local history

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Author Alice Sink will read from her new book, Hidden History of the Western North Carolina Mountains, at 1 p.m. on June 4 at City Lights bookstore in Sylva.

In her book, Sink introduces readers to the people, customs and folklore of the region, exploring old-time traditions, real-life characters and tall tales.  

Sink is author of several other books on North Carolina history, including The Hidden History of the Piedmont Triad and Wicked Greensboro.

828.586.9499.

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