Jones Beach

An Illustrated History

Book Description

About Hanc, John

John Hanc teaches journalism and writing at the New York Institute of Technology in Old Westbury. A writer specializing in fitness, active sports and history, he is the author of eight books, most recently, The Coolest Race on Earth: Mud, Madmen, Glaciers and Grannies at the Antarctica Marathon.

Ed Lowe (foreword), affectionately known as "Mr. Long Island," was a reporter for Newsday from 1969, and from 1976 until 2004 he was a columnist for the paper. Since 2005, he has been writing a weekly column for The Long Island Press and The Neighbor Newspapers.