In Hatteras Island: Keeper of the Outer Banks, award-winning coastal writer Ray McAllister returns to the site of his family's annual vacations a quarter-century ago. Much has changed on Hatteras. But even more has not. Elsewhere, fast-food restaurants, strip malls, and beach-dominating duplexes have overcome resort islands. But the storm-buffeted Hatteras has kept its soul.
Hatteras Island also includes stories of fishermen, tourists, surfers, beachgoers, historians, and Hatteras families who have lived here for generations and others who hold dear this island constantly being redefined by wind and wave.
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Discusses the history of Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, examining changes to the shoreline and importance of the location as a tourist destination, national icon, and more, with anecdotes from fishermen, historians, locals, and others associated with the area.… (more)