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The quiet zone : unraveling the mystery of a town suspended in silence / Stephen Kurczy.

Kurczy, Stephen, (author.).

Available copies

  • 5 of 18 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Henderson County Public Library.

Holds

  • 9 current holds with 18 total copies.

Current holds

9 current holds with 18 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Edneyville Branch 975.487 K (Text) 33258009863734 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 11/29/2021
Henderson Main Branch 975.487 K (Text) 33258009497418 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 12/08/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062945495
  • ISBN: 0062945491
  • Physical Description: 326 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Maps on lining papers.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [311-312) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: to anyone who will listen -- Part one. Quiet search. 1. Over the mountain ; 2. One of the science capitals of the world ; 3. Lots of bad news ; 4. Caretaker of the National Treasure ; 5. Spook stuff ; 6. Our own log lady ; 7. A powerful tihng ; 8. Back to the land ; 9. A low roar -- Part two. Quiet discovery. 10. Local Nazi diaspora ; 11. Command the evil to be gone ; 12. Murder by wifi ; 13. Papers and pencils ; 14. Behind the curve ; 15. Mountain justice ; 16. Where's the hospital ; 17. The true epitome of darkness -- Part three. Quiet end?. 18. A do-or-die situation ; 19. You've got to experience it ; 20. The only way out ; 21. Shuuter the place and move on ; 22. Don't you forget this ; 23. The nevre-ending story -- Epilogue: masters of social distancing.
Summary, etc.:
An award-winning journalist takes us deep into the Appalachian Mountains where the last truly quiet town of America exists and where its residents live a life free from constant digital connectivity, challenging us to rethink the role of tech in our lives.
Subject: Kurczy, Stephen > Travel > West Virginia > Green Bank.
Technology > Social aspects > West Virginia > Green Bank.
Green Bank (W. Va.) > Social life and customs.
Genre: Travel writing.

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