Noted historian John Rousmaniere traces the history of the Evergreens Cemetery in Brooklyn, NY. Beginning with the land itself before the cemetery was founded in 1850, his engaging text shows how the forces that shaped the history of New York-population growth, immigration and growing wealth-also shaped the Evergreens. He also describes the beautiful monuments and fascinating characters that are buried there. Ken Druse's stunning color photographs demonstrate the beauty of the site and the monuments.
About the Author :
John Rousmaniere has contributed to Green Oasis in Brooklyn: The Evergreens Cemetery 1849-2008 as an author.
John Rousmaniere has sailed in over 35,000 miles of offshore voyaging and racing. He crewed on the 48-foot Toscana in the fateful Fastnet Race of 1979.
Kenneth Druse has contributed to Green Oasis in Brooklyn: The Evergreens Cemetery 1849-2008 as a photographer. A multiple award-winning author, and a much sought-after lecturer.
|Title:||Green Oasis in Brooklyn: The Evergreens Cemetery 1849-2008||Publisher:||National Book Network|
|Author:||John Rousmaniere, Kenneth Druse|
|No. of Pages:||240|
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