“…I clicked immediately, curious to see ‘the most famous book’ set in North Carolina. Would it be Thomas Wolfe’s ‘Look Homeward Angel?’ Charles Frazier’s ‘Cold Mountain’? Or maybe ‘A Long and Happy Life,’ the debut novel that vaulted Reynolds Price to national fame?
“Wrong, wrong and wrong. The most famous book set in North Carolina, according to Business Insider, is….”
— From “What’s the most famous book set in North Carolina?” by Pam Kelley at charlotteobserver.com
A somewhat similar undertaking from 2012: “The six most influential books in telling North Carolina’s history….Discuss!”