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My Coney Island memoir

Michael Paul Onorato

My Coney Island memoir

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Published by Pacific Rim Books in Bellingham, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Onorato, Michael Paul, -- 1934-,
  • Coney Island (New York, N.Y.) -- Biography.,
  • Coney Island (New York, N.Y.) -- History.,
  • Steeplechase Park (New York, N.Y.) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Michael P. Onorato.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1853.C6 O566 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 176 p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16697952M
    LC Control Number2007928786

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Once a month for the past quarter of a century, Coney Island has been their haven, the place in which they have abandoned themselves to their love.3/4(9).

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About Now and Then. The demented Army Air Force of Catch, the lethal business world of Something Happened, the dysfunctional family of Good as Gold-all these, we have assumed, had their roots in Joseph Heller’s ownmore than thirty-five years after the explosion of Catch into the world’s consciousness, Heller gives us his life.

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