Find Your Next Favorite Book
Our Money-Back Guarantee

ISBN: 0195154843 / ISBN-13: 9780195154849

Fire on the Beach: Recovering the Lost Story of Richard Etheridge and the Pea Island Lifesavers

by ,

From the Civil War to the turn of the century, this is the true-life story of the original Coast Guard and one crew of African-American heroes who ... Show synopsis

Find your copy

Buy it from  $0.99
Buy new from  $18.65

Change currency
  • Fire on the Beach: Recovering the Lost Story of Richard Etheridge and the Pea Island Lifesavers (Oxford University Press, USA) – Trade paperback (2002)
    by David Wright, David Zoby

    Fire on the Beach: Recovering the Lost Story of Richard Etheridge and the Pea Island Lifesavers

    Trade paperback, Oxford University Press, USA
    2002
    English
    352 pages

    ISBN: 0195154843
    ISBN-13: 9780195154849

    Fire on the Beach recovers the heroic, long-forgotten story of the only all-black crew in the history of the U.S. Coast Guard. In 1871 the Life-Saving Service, the precursor to the Coast Guard, was created by Congress to assure the safe passage of American and international shipping and to save lives and salvage cargo. Although it was decommissioned in 1915, a century ago the LSS boasted some two hundred stations, and the adventures of the now forgotten "surfmen" filled the pages of popular reading, from Harper's to the ... Show more

  • 1. Trade paperback, Oxford University Press, USA, 2002

    $0.99
    List price: $24.99
    You save: $24.00 (96%)

    Add to Cart

    Condition:
    Very Good

    Ships from:
    OH, USA

    Description: Very good. May have shelf wear or edge rubbing. Pages are clean...

    Show details
  • 2. Trade paperback, Oxford University Press, USA, 2002

    $0.99
    List price: $24.99
    You save: $24.00 (96%)

    Add to Cart

    Condition:
    Good

    Ships from:
    IN, USA

    Description: Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on...

    Show details
  • 3. Trade paperback, Oxford University Press, USA, 2002

    $0.99
    List price: $24.99
    You save: $24.00 (96%)

    Add to Cart

    Description: Fine. Nearly New! FREE TRACKING/DELIVERY CONFIRMATION ON ALL...

    Show details
  • 4. Trade paperback, Oxford University Press, USA, 2002

    $5.95
    List price: $24.99
    You save: $19.04 (76%)

    Add to Cart

    Condition:
    Fine/Like New

    Ships from:
    OR, USA

    Description: Fine. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 352 p. Contains:...

    Show details
  • 5. Trade paperback, Oxford University Press, USA, 2002

    $6.24
    List price: $24.99
    You save: $18.75 (75%)

    Add to Cart

    Condition:
    Good

    Ships from:
    TX, USA

    Description: Good. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books...

    Show details
  • 6. Trade paperback, Oxford University Press, USA, 2002

    $6.39
    List price: $24.99
    You save: $18.60 (74%)

    Add to Cart

    Condition:
    Good

    Ships from:
    KY, USA

    Description: Good. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books...

    Show details
  • 7. Trade paperback, Oxford University Press, USA, 2002

    $7.99
    List price: $24.99
    You save: $17.00 (68%)

    Add to Cart

    Condition:
    Good

    Ships from:
    TX, USA

    Description: Good. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books...

    Show details
  • 8. Trade paperback, Oxford University Press, USA, 2002

    $8.50
    List price: $24.99
    You save: $16.49 (66%)

    Add to Cart

    Condition:
    Very Good

    Ships from:
    IL, USA

    Description: VG+ Pb. VG+. 335 pp., biblio, index, photos.

    Show details
  • 9. Trade paperback, Oxford University Press, USA, 2002

    $9.99
    List price: $24.99
    You save: $15.00 (60%)

    Add to Cart

    Condition:
    Very Good

    Ships from:
    HI, USA

    Description: Very good. 2002 Oxford University Press Softcover(Trade PB)...

    Show details

Reviews of Fire on the Beach: Recovering the Lost Story of Richard Etheridge and the Pea Island Lifesavers

Write this item's first Alibris review Review it now

Discussions about Fire on the Beach: Recovering the Lost Story of Richard Etheridge and the Pea Island Lifesavers

Start a new discussion
  1. What's on your mind? Review post guidelines

Join Today!

Share your ideas with other community members

Create account

Already a member?

Log in now

Subjects related to Fire on the Beach: Recovering the Lost Story of Richard Etheridge and the Pea Island Lifesavers

Get $300 in coupons and other goodies. Sign up for newsletter No, thank you.

You're signed up (and we you). Watch for our Welcome e-mail and your first coupon. Thanks!