Ragan Old North State Award for Nonfiction -- Nominees

  1. Broadwater, Jeff, and Troy L. Kickler, eds. North Carolina’s Revolutionary Founders. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2019.
  2. Christensen, Rob. The Rise and Fall of the Branchhead Boys: North Carolina’s Scott Family and the Era of Progressive Politics. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2019.
  3. Clark, Doug Bock. The Last Whalers: Three Years in the Far Pacific with a Courageous Tribe and a Vanishing Way of Life. Little, Brown, 2019.
  4. Eubanks, Georgann. The Month of Their Ripening: North Carolina Heritage Foods through the Year. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2018.
  5. Gerard, Philip. The Last Battleground: The Civil War Comes to North Carolina. Chapel Hill: Univ of North Carolina Pr, 2019.
  6. Hartley, Chris J. The Lost Soldier: The Ordeal of a World War II GI from the Home Front to the Hürtgen Forest. Guilford, Connecticut: Stackpole Books, 2018.
  7. Huler, Scott. A Delicious Country: Rediscovering the Carolinas along the Route of John Lawson’s 1700 Expedition. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2019.
  8. Malone, E. T. Dromgoole, Twice-Murdered: Unraveling a Southern Legend of Duels, Disappearance, Seminole Wars, Secret Societies, Mystery, Castles, Mystery, and Flagler’s Mi. Literary Lantern Press, 2017.
  9. Kotch, Seth. Lethal State: A History of the Death Penalty in North Carolina. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2019.
  10. Lesy, Michael, and Deborah Willis. Where We Find Ourselves: The Photographs of Hugh Mangum, 1897–1922. Edited by Margaret Sartor and Alex Harris. Chapel Hill : Durham, NC: UNC Press, 2019.
  11. Lowery, Malinda Maynor. The Lumbee Indians: An American Struggle. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2018.
  12. McKinley, Shepherd W, and Steven Sabol. North Carolina’s Experience during the First World War. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2018.
  13. Nichol, Gene R. The Faces of Poverty in North Carolina: Stories from Our Invisible Citizens. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2018.
  14. Oakley, Christopher Arris. New South Indians: Tribal Economics and the Eastern Band of Cherokee in the Twentieth Century. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2018.
  15. Tise, Larry E. Circa 1903: North Carolina’s Outer Banks at the Dawn of Flight. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2019.