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Atlantic City, 125 years of ocean madness

starring Miss America, Mr. Peanut, Lucy the Elephant, the High Diving Horse, and four generations of Americans cutting loose
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Statementproduced and compiled by Vicki Gold Levi ; text by Lee Eisenberg ; originated by Rod Kennedy and Susan Subtle Dintenfass.
ContributionsEisenberg, Lee, 1946-, Kennedy, Rod, 1944-, Subtle, Susan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF144.A8 L46 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 214 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1434630M
ISBN 100898156130
LC Control Number93046513
OCLC/WorldCa29600988

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She went on to work with Lee Eisenberg, former Esquire editor to write the book "Atlantic City: Years of Ocean Madness" and worked in fashion for Cosmopolitan.

There were 20 live theater houses at least,” said Vicki Gold Levi, author of the book “Atlantic City: Years of Ocean Madness.” “The musical legacy of Atlantic City is gigantic. Among his earlier books are Atlantic City: Years of Ocean Madness, The Brooklyn Cookbook, and Lost New York in Old Postcards.

Waltzers credits include more than articles in national and regional magazines and one book, Tales of New Jersey. Atlantic City: Years of Ocean Madness The Point Is: Making Sense of Birth, Death, and Everything in Between The Ultimate Fishing Book.

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Subtle has contributed to three books. She originated, with Rod Kennedy, the concept for the book Atlantic City, years of ocean madness: starring Miss America, Mr. Peanut, Lucy the Elephant, the High Diving Horse, and four generations of Americans cutting loose published in "The pier was like a giant carnival, Broadway show, dance hall and midway circus all rolled up into one," declared Vicki Gold Levi, co-author of the book, "Atlantic City: Years of Ocean Madness.".

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''Our boardwalk is really a boulevard,'' said Vicki Gold Levi, an Atlantic City historian and the author, with Lee Eisenberg, of ''Atlantic City: Years of Ocean Madness.'' ''The others are.

The co-author of Atlantic City: Years of Ocean Madness, Levi was co-founder of the Atlantic City Historical Museum, and director of the museum’s award winning video, Boardwalk Ballyhoo. She was also Project Director of The Atlantic City Experience, a multi-media presentation currently showing in historic Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall.

Located on the long stretch of the Atlantic City, New Jersey, shoreline just south of downtown, Chicken Bone Beach was designated as the exclusively African American section of beach around It remained a blacks only beach until the Civil Rights Act was passed.

During the segregation era, the beach provided recreation and later stellar entertainment for African Americans. She went on to write “Atlantic City: Years of Ocean Madness” with the former Esquire editor Lee Eisenberg, and has advised on a number of Atlantic City-themed films and series.

She also co-founded the Atlantic City Historical Museum, situated on the city’s Garden Pier. Atlantic Books Stores to Close This Fall But after 35 years in business and 30 years in Ocean City, Simon said he had to face reality. the retail book business is on the decline because of.

Levi is the co-author of Atlantic City: Years of Ocean Madness and has advised on lots of movies about the New Jersey city. Obviously Boardwalk Empire is historical fiction, but how much is. Answer 1 of 3: Ok, I know A.C. isn’t vegas and that there are no sports books but does Atlantic City do anything special for March madness?.

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Rod Kennedy, Jr.'s books include The Brooklyn Cookbook, Lost New York in Old Postcards, Hollywood in Old Postcards, and Atlantic City: Years of Ocean Madness with Lee Eisenberg and Vicki Levi. He is the founder and president of Stadia Tins Ltd., which produces decorative tins that are replicas of major league baseball stadiums.

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