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Wrightsville Beach : the Luminous Island

Author: Ray McAllister
Publisher: Winston-Salem, NC : John F. Blair, Publisher, 2007.
Series: Travel Guides, Fiction and More anthology.; NC LIVE module.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Travel Guides, Fiction and More
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Wrightsville Beach: The Luminous Island is Ray McAllister's homage to a special place, a book that captures not only Wrightsville's history but also its heart. Along the way, he shares stories of fires and hurricanes and beach trolleys and Big Bands. Unlike most of the North Carolina coast, Wrightsville has a sizable population base, thanks to nearby Wilmington. Development didn't begin early here, but once it  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ray McAllister
ISBN: 9780895874870 0895874873
OCLC Number: 894938711
Notes: Original document: Book.
Description: 1 online resource (2 pages).
Series Title: Travel Guides, Fiction and More anthology.; NC LIVE module.
Responsibility: Ray McAllister.

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Wrightsville Beach: The Luminous Island is Ray McAllister's homage to a special place, a book that captures not only Wrightsville's history but also its heart. Along the way, he shares stories of fires and hurricanes and beach trolleys and Big Bands. Unlike most of the North Carolina coast, Wrightsville has a sizable population base, thanks to nearby Wilmington. Development didn't begin early here, but once it started, it came hard and fast. By the early 20th century, Wrightsville was beckoning family vacationers to its simple beach cottages and day-trippers to its dance floors, cinemas, and sundry amusements.

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