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Ten Authors On The Beach - Ocean City, NJ
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 39° 16.301 W 074° 35.385
18S E 535388 N 4347006
Quick Description: A mural by Nancy Palermo and Susan Rau depicting 10 authors and their most famous works in the beach at Ocean City is located in the foyer of the Ocean City Free Public Library at 1735 Simpson Avenue.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 8/4/2015 2:25:26 PM
Waymark Code: WMPBMA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
Artists Nancy Palermo and Susan Rau have coordinated to create this interesting mural. Depicted are 10 authors sitting on the beach with the Ocean City Boardwalk in the background. Identifying icons and/or books with the titles of their most famous works lie in the sand at their feet. The authors are:

Edgar Allan Poe - Raven picking up a ribbon with the word Nevermore
Stephen King - Misery and The Shining
J.K Rowling - Hogswarts sandcastle and a book with Harry Potter on the cover.
Gay Talese - Unto The Sons
Mark Twain - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Ernest Hemingway - A Farewell to Arms, For Whom the Bell Tolls, The Old Man and the Sea
Margaret Atwood - A Handmaiden's Tale
William Shakespeare - Spelling out BARD in Atwood's crossword puzzle
James Joyce - Dubliners, Finnegan's Wake
Maya Angelou - I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

Library Hours of Operation.
Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm.
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm.
City: Ocean City

Location Name: Ocean City Free Public Library

Artist: Nancy Palermo and Susan Rau

Date: December 2011

Media: paint on sheetrock

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

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