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Wrightsville Beach : the luminous island

Author: Ray McAllister
Publisher: Winston-Salem, N.C. : John F. Blair, Publisher, ©2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ray McAllister
ISBN: 0895873478 9780895873477
OCLC Number: 1010343301
Description: 242 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The luminous island --
The pirates and money island --
The mystery of the blockade runner --
"Another Atlantic City" --
The storm of 1899 --
Lumina --
Shell Island and a separate paradise --
Trouble washes ashore --
The great fire of 1934 --
Emerging from the ashes --
The island goes dark --
Escaping Donora's deadly smog --
Hazel crashes in --
The lights go out at Lumina --
Holding back the sea --
Wrightsville today --
Fishing piers and the waters beyond --
Guarding the coast --
Modern-day treasure --
Loop around the past --
Wrightsville tomorrow.
Responsibility: Ray McAllister.
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