We welcome back one of our favorite guests, Ray McAllister!!
Ray is a great friend to the store and we have sold boatloads of Wrightsville Beach over the years. We look forward to this anniversary edition and Ray's visit. Join us!
Wrightsville Beach: The Luminous Island, award-winning story of the North Carolina island by Ray McAllister, will be published Oct. 1 in an enlarged and enhanced 10th anniversary edition.
Wrightsville Beach has been a continuous seller since its 2007 publication by John F. Blair, Publisher. The new edition, distributed by Beach Glass Books, is 35 percent larger, with double the number of illustrations, further enhancing it as a keepsake or gift. Included is a new foreword by Washington StarNews Book Columnist Ben Steelman and an afterword by the author detailing changes and challenges facing Wrightsville Beach.
Ray McAllister is a former Richmond Times-Dispatch columnist and former editor of Boomer magazine. He is the author of three other award-winning coastal books: Topsail Island: Mayberry by the Sea; Hatteras Island: Keeper of the Outer Banks, and Ocracoke: The Pearl of the Outer Banks, as well as The Forum Files: The Stories Behind The Richmond Forum. He also publishes other writers’ works on the North Carolina coast and Central Virginia.