To The Shore Once More
A Portrait of the Jersey Shore — Prose, Poetry and Works of Art
By Frank Finale
A Luxurious Collector’s Edition, Beautifully Printed and Bound, with Many Features Not Found in Most Books...
• Oversized (12 1/4” x 12 1/4”) to enhance your reading and viewing experience
• Precious 22 kt gold type and accents, stamped on the covers and spine, adding distinctive, classic beauty
• Superbly printed on archival quality, acid-neutral paper that will not yellow with time
• Exquisite hand-sewn binding (Smyth-sewn), inspected at every stage, for extra strength and durability throughout the years
Hardcover with dust jacket
Actual Size: 12 1/4" x 12 1/4"
To The Shore Once More, Volume I
Frank Finale's Classic Coffee Table Book of Prose, Poetry, & Works of Art
Oversized and beautifully designed, printed, and bound with 168 pages of text and over 100 full-color paintings by area artists, this is one of the most enchanting and beautiful books about the Jersey Shore ever published. It is sure to bring many nights of reading and viewing pleasure and will make a great gift for special occasions and the holidays.
The essays and poetry written by acclaimed, local poet and writer, Frank Finale, elicit an emotional response and lingering memory. These graceful personal essays and poems capture the essence of the Jersey Shore while exploring universal themes of life and nature. The book is divided into six chapters, four by season—Winter, Spring, Summer, and Autumn—plus chapters on Christmas and Poetry. These seasonal stories and poems are perfect for reading aloud throughout the year and may even become a family tradition in years to come! Also inside, you'll find stunning, full color paintings of some of the loveliest landmarks and locations at the Jersey Shore. Each have been painted by area artists including Paula Kolojeski, Dick LaBonté, Theresa Troise Heidel, Ludlow Thorston, Margaret Tourison Berndt, Sara Eyestone, Sheila Mickle, Virginia Perle, Muriel Rogers, Dawn Hotaling, and Stephen Harrington.
This book will bring you closer to the places you love at the shore—you, your family, and friends will treasure it for years to come. The edition is hard bound with a protective dust jacket. The full color text is printed on heavy, acid-free, glossy stock.