* Features 300 color and black-and-white photographs, including many never-before-published images.
* Detailed hand-drawn maps trace a century of amusement park history.
* Includes posters, programs, and tickets from past and present.
"Evocative." --Newark Star-Ledger
Recommended in "New York Bookshelf, Nonfiction"
--New York Times
"Charles Denson traces CONEY ISLAND . . . in all its glory."
"[A] crisply researched and tenderly rendered love letter."
--St. Petersburg Times
"Many delightful details assembled in the thoughtful and handsome volume."
--San Francisco Chronicle
"Denson's CONEY ISLAND is a well-researched, passionate account of his neighborhood's decline and rebirth is an invaluable addition . . . to American history."
--New York's City Limits
About: Growing up on Coney Island in the 50s and 60s, Charles Denson experienced legendary amusements and attractions like the Cyclone and Thunderbolt roller coasters, the Parachute Jump, and Steeplechase Park.
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