Longtime coast watcher Tim Hatcher tells the story of the beautiful and ever-changing coast of North Carolina— rich in culture, history, and landscape—with words and photographs in his recently released book, Time and Tide: The Vanishing Culture of the North Carolina Coast.
With over 100+ historical and color photos of North Carolina coastal areas, the 290-page book covers the intriguing history of Wright Bros. flight, the Graveyard of the Atlantic, picturesque lighthouses, the Chitlin Circuit beach resort, and an 1898 coup d’état.
In addition, Hatcher’s work introduces several recent controversies including the saga of the Piping Plover sea bird, examines the effects of climate change on the region, and touches on the diverse experiences of coastal life often omitted from other books on this region.
Time and Tide is available for purchase now on the Blair Publisher website. Click here to order a copy today.
In celebration of his recent release, Tim Hatcher will be making two stops along the coast to interact with readers. The nearest happening this Thursday in Buxton:
Buxton Village Books, Buxton, NC – May 18, 2023 at 2 p.m.
Maritime Museum, Beaufort, NC – June 16, 2023, at 2 p.m.
About the Author
Tim Hatcher lives on the southern Outer Banks of the North Carolina coast with several beach cats. He has traveled the world as a quality inspector, taught in the field of human resources at NC State University, and was the editor of Human Resource Development Quarterly. He is an avid saltwater angler and a semi-professional, part-time musician.