By Bland Simpson
Mixing background, oral heritage, autobiography, and trip narrative, Bland Simpson explores the geography and biodiversity of the islands that lie in japanese North Carolina's sounds, rivers, and swamps. The 5th in a sequence of books by means of Simpson studying the common and human background of the area, the interior Islands provides Simpson's signature reportage on territory frequently bypassed through travelers and students alike.
In all of the fifteen chapters within the booklet, Simpson covers a unmarried island or workforce of islands, lots of which, have been it now not for the buffering Outer Banks, will be misplaced to the ebbs and flows of the Atlantic. in its place they're domestic to distinct plant and animal species and well-established hardwood forests. Simpson strains the continued forces of nature and the heritage of those islands, together with population and industries, from colonization to the progressive battle, the Civil warfare, and sessions of monetary increase and bust. that includes old photos in addition to unique images by means of Ann Cary Simpson, the internal Islands tells the tales of a few of Carolina's least-known targeted areas.