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Good old Coney Island

Edo McCullough

Good old Coney Island

a sentimental journey into the past; the most rambunctious, scandalous, rapscallion, splendiferous, pugnacious, spectacular, illustrious, prodigious, frolicsome island on earth.

by Edo McCullough

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF129.C75 M3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination344 p.
      Number of Pages344
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6222325M
      LC Control Number57007582
      OCLC/WorldCa1593452

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        According to Kasson, Coney Island was a social place which integrated variety of cultures; as he describes it that the place composed of mass culture that was never there before. Kasson argues that people who went to Coney Island concentrated on the good atmosphere of the region other than the different races or ethnic groups that were there. Book your tickets online for Coney Island, Brooklyn: See 4, reviews, articles, and 4, photos of Coney Island, ranked No.5 on Tripadvisor among 72 attractions in Brooklyn.4/5(K).


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This new edition of McCullough's book includes an introduction by Brian J. Cudahy, who has written extensively about New York's waterways and subways, and an epilogue by Michael P.

Onorato, a retired history professor whose father managed Coney Island's famed Steeplechase Park.