2 edition of Long Island"s story found in the catalog.
Long Island"s story
Jacqueline Marion Overton
|Statement||by Jacqueline Overton ; illustrated with reproductions from old prints and decorations by Edw. A. Wilson.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||348 p., :|
|Number of Pages||348|
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In many ways, this story of Long Island is the story of America - from the Indians who lived on the bounty of its forests and bays to the settlers who came centuries later to establish a new way of life in a development called Levittown. It is a story of war and peace, slavery and freedom and, above all, a chronicle of human endeavor. Best Long Island Books & Movies. As one who loves Long Island I like to read and collect books about Long Island and/or written by Long Island authors. I especially enjoy attending book signings so I can meet the authors and have my books personalized. On this page you find brief reviews of the Long Island related books & movies.
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Don't let this book fool you, living on Long Island is not the hell or purgatory some of the characters in this book make it out to be. Long Island is a lovely place to live. But I'm not here to write a review of Long Island, but of A Long Island Story by Rick Gekoski. Ben and Addie Grossman, and their two children, Jake and Becca, are taking /5.
Well written & illustrated book on the story & history of Long Island. This was a gift to our friends moving south and it is a coffee table book. They have thoroughly enjoyed it.
Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Garrison. out of 5 stars Five Stars.5/5(13). A Long Island Story is this book. As a mother, a wife of a non-politician who works Long Islands story book politics I really identified with Addie without the negativity.
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Get this from a library. Long Island's story. [Jacqueline Overton] -- The diverse history of Long Island, NY from the days of Henry Hudson, through the American Revolution, the Civil War, up to Book Revue has swept Best of Long Island honors since the bookstore category's inception.
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Books & Stories That Take Place on Long Island Music, Movies & Entertainment, Arts & Culture, Travel & Local Attractions, Top Ten on Long Island, School & Education By Kelly Tenny Published. The story began hundreds of millions of years ago when continents collided. It evolved over centuries until the rising sea finally encircled a fish-shaped pile of sand that had been pushed together by a retreating glacier as tall as a skyscarper and as wide as a continent.
And that was just the /5(12). Long Island's Story by Overton, Jacqueline and a great selection of related books, Long Island's Story and Its Sequel, The Rest of The Story. Overton, Jacqueline & Marshall, Bernice In addition to the art work by Wilson the book is illustrated with a map and a number of black and white photographs.
A LONG ISLAND STORY, by Rick ate, pp., $ As its title suggests, Rick Gekoski’s second novel is set on Long Island — specifically, the North Shore in the early s, the Author: Katherine A. Powers. A Long Island Story By (author) Rick Gekoski. It isa heat wave is sweeping across America and the Grossmans – Ben, Addie and their two children -are moving their lives from the political heart of Washington DC to suburban Long Island.
Benny was a successful lawyer in the Department of Justice, but all that has come tumbling down. A complex story of a broken family from long ago brought to life as a result of a small paragraph found in an Brooklyn Eagle article.
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It began as a labor of love that I imagined would reach a few friends, family and a select few others who shared the same interest as me in forgotten and unique stories of Long Islands historical past. A Long Island Story By (author) Rick Gekoski. It isa heat wave is sweeping across America and the Grossmans – Ben, Addie and their two children – are moving their lives from the political heart of Washington DC to suburban Long Island.
Benny was a successful lawyer in the Department of Justice, but all that has come tumbling down. This Long Island, named like the one in New York due to its shape, is situated in Massachusetts in the middle of Boston Harbor.
The island is part of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area and the City of Boston. Before the island could have been reached via a road over a 4, [ ]. Long Island Reads. likes 5 talking about this. Long Island Reads brings together readers in Nassau and Suffolk Counties to discuss a Long Island-related book and participate in 5/5(1).
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In L.M. Montgomery's Anne of. In many ways, this story of Long Island is the story of America - from the Indians who lived on the bounty of its forests and bays to the settlers who came centuries later to establish a new way of life in a development called Levittown. It is a story of war and peace, slavery and freedom and, above all, a chronicle of human : A Long Island Story by Rick Gekoski - paperback () published by Canongate 6 June A novel about s America, a marriage in crisis, and a family falling apart at the seams, from the critically-acclaimed author of DarkeAuthor: Rick Gekoski.