The Long Beach Island Reader

Edited by Margaret Thomas Buchholz

5.5" x 8.5" softcover
230 pp., 30 illustrations
ISBN 978-1-59322-095-2

(Note: ships
approximately 5/21)


The War, the Storm and the Jap Shop
Remembering the Lucy Evelyn
On the Homefront
By Bike to Ship Bottom
1,200 Bucks Buys a Crappy Crab Boat
Howling Southeaster on Saturday Strikes Long Beach Island
1944 Hurricane: Personal Survival
An Evacuee’s-Eye View of Gloria
Gloria: Requiem for a Hurricane
A Summer Squall
Back When the Fish Were Biting
Mother of All Bluefish Blitzes
One Man from Norway
Home from the Foggy Sea
The Endless Surfer
Shore Things: Treasure the Obvious
Saving a Perfect Day
Combing the Beaches
Whistling, Women and Other Fishing Superstitions
Blubber Blast: A Dynamite Whale-of-a-Tale
Stafford Man Sees a Sea Serpent
The Jaws of History: The Last Shark Attack
A ’30s Summer at the Engleside Pharmacy
The Nifty Fifties: Summer Jobs
Buckalew’s: When Clams Were Six Cents Each
Big Art and the Aquaplane
Sweet, Soulful Sailing
Horseshoe Crabs
Eleanor Miller and The Surflight
Passage to Valhalla
Fishing: What’s It All About?
Sail Away, My Two Sons
The Island Heritage
The Boys of Summer: Looking Back
Doc Cramer: Beach Haven’s Gift to the Major Leagues
The Last Beach Party Generation
Ghosts of Barrooms Past
What We Take for Granted
“But She’s Only a Girl”

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