Carolina Beach, NC: Friends & Neighbors Remembered Vol 2


Volume 2 contains over four hundred images telling the story of life in southern New Hanover County from the Civil War to the 1980s.

Many of the images have never been published or seen by the general public.  Norris has presented the content in a way that is both eye catching and informative .

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Carolina Beach, NC: Friends & Neighbors Remembered – Vol. 2

by Daniel Ray Norris

The golden years at Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, Fort Fisher and Seabreeze are all brought to life in the second volume of Daniel Ray Norris’ collection of all things retro, kitsch and cool.

His narrative is a homegrown mix of childhood memories interspersed with an acute appreciation for local culture and heritage.

This volume also contains colorful insights gleaned from interviews with local personalities and from recollections from those who lived and worked  here during those vivid and dynamic times.

Discover yourself in a bright and rich story that will surely bring back fond memories of times gone by.


“He’s the king of Carolina Beach.” – NC Boating Lifestyles Magazine

“You won’t be able to resist Norris’ relentlessly upbeat narrative or riveting collection of photographs documenting  all things CB … I could practically smell the Britt’s donuts.” – Celia Rivenbark – Best Selling Author

“Norris’ images and comments capture a Carolina Beach that’s been largely forgotten.” – Ben Steelman – Wilmington StarNews

“… an heirloom your family will cherish for years.” – Island Gazette

“Jubilee Park, the birth of the shag, the boardwalk, when it throbbed with activity.  If you remember that Carolina Beach, you’ll get a kick out of this book by local author, Daniel Norris.” – Jim Hanchett – WECT TV6 News

Hardcover: 185 pages
Publisher: SlapDash Pub; 1st edition (July 1, 2007)
ISBN-13: 978-0979243110

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