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Detailed hand-drawn maps trace a century of amusement park history.
Includes posters, programs, and tickets from past and present.
Growing up during the same 50's/60's era as the book's author, I can wholeheartedly say, I wish I too had been able to spend my childhood days in Coney Island - instead of... Read morePublished 6 months ago by lplynn
This is an excellent book. It is so well written with lots of photos.Published 7 months ago by Sue55
Great book on an era gone by. Interesting info not everybody knew.Published 7 months ago by hot flash
With a great deal of humor and fabulously informative facts... Charles Denson really hit the nail on that head! Bound to be a great best seller!!!Published on July 14, 2013 by Melinda Sanders
Born in Sea Gate in the late thirties, I was part of a generation that grew up during World War II and spent many years in Coney Island, even working in Steeplechase as a Barrel... Read morePublished on June 9, 2013 by Dr. Ronald Schwartz
I picked this up because of my love of amusement park histories. I was expecting a book detailing the history of the four parks that made Coney Island the must go to place of the... Read morePublished on December 14, 2011 by Kadence
I purchased this book because I have always been interested in Coney Island. It was not only a place but a time. Read morePublished on December 4, 2010 by van gogh's ear
Charlie Denson is a man who knows his Coney Island. He knows how to tell a story, too. You know a fine book when you can see, feel, even taste the author's complex relationship to... Read morePublished on October 8, 2009 by Jade Benson