Fire Island Adventure is Made More Exciting in Eddie Foster’s Book

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A helpful guide on how to make anyone’s Fire Island adventure superb and ultimately exciting.

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Take A Hike!: Walk Fire Island…Discover History by author Eddie Foster is a helpful book that allows readers a closer look at Fire Island and guide them in every way possible to make their island adventure more memorable. This book is designed to make anyone’s trip and sojourn in this picturesque spot easy and enjoyable. Readers will soon discover Fire Island at its best and experience this ideal place for an exhilarating stroll, walk, march, hike, or trek—and be at peace with the beautiful beaches, migrating wildlife, and miles of secluded wilderness.

Fire Island has been visited by different types of people from the local Indians and Colonists, Whalers and Hunters, Pirates and Lighthouse Keepers, Coast Guardsmen and Bird Watchers, Sun Bathers and Swimmers, Boaters and Campers, Photographers and Movie crews, to Celebrities and many others. In Take A Hike!: Walk Fire Island…Discover History, Foster provides historical information, including theories or creative musings as to how Fire Island got its name. Readers will know more about the island’s services, they will be tipped on what to bring when visiting the island, they will be provided with details on the island’s communities, site histories, community street maps, Fire Island day rentals, sample ferry schedules, Long Island rail road and bus schedules, and more. This book is an ultimate guide to make anyone’s Fire Island adventure superb and eventually exciting.

Through Take A Hike!: Walk Fire Island…Discover History, readers will experience Fire Island—a lovely place of tours, programs, and events. This book will be featured at the Year NameofExhibit Book Exhibit in City, State, on Month Day, 20XX (Year).

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About the Author
Edwina “Eddie” Foster was born in Douglas, Arizona. After graduating from Eastport High School, Eddie received a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York, Oswego, and four Master’s degrees from Hofstra University, Summa Cum Laude. She still quips that she doesn’t know what she wants to be when she grows up. In 2000, Foster retired from the Patchogue-Medford School District where she had taught English, Reading and Science, was a Guidance Counselor, and K-12 District Coordinator. She received a New York State Science Teacher Summer Study Grant to do research in Oceanography at the Montauk Oceanographic Institute. She also coached basketball, softball, and bowling and was the advisor to many clubs and organizations. In 2003, Eddie proposed that the Fire Island National Sea Shore provide a walking tour of Fire Island from the Lighthouse to Smith Point for the public. In 2004, the Chief of Interpretation and Eddie worked out the logistics of such a program and the “Fire Island Trek” began and offered several such outings during that summer and for every summer thereafter.

Take A Hike! * by Eddie Foster
Walk Fire Island...Discover History
Publication Date: February 9, 2012
Trade Paperback; $15.99; 52 pages; 978-1-4568-0308-7
Trade Hardback; $24.99; 52 pages; 978-1-4568-0309-4
eBook; $9.99; 978-1-4568-0310-0
Members of the media who wish to review this book may request a complimentary paperback copy by contacting the publisher at (888) 795-4274 x. 7879. To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at (610) 915-0294 or call (888) 795-4274 x. 7879.

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