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Lookin' Good Lakeside & Reclusive Writers

Tell your ma, tell your pa, we're going to lead you back in time without a flaw.

Guess the historical figure

Who am I?

During the War, I found time to write one of the greatest American novels ever. Unfortunately, the pressures of fame became too much and I became an infamous recluse. At least I didn't become a phony and my story is still taught in schools.

Photo source: PBS

Things we Slacked

The other island

While Manhattan attracts most of New York City's island attention, let's not forget about Staten Island. The Staten Island Advance took us back in time for some vintage looks at the home of the Wu-Tang Clan.

Photo source: NYPL

The way we were

Pool's rules

An interesting tactic having the pool rules staggered throughout the pool deck. Of course, everyone knows the cardinal rule of pools so that it doesn't need to be repeated.

Photo source: Flickr

Photomyne user photo

Smile for the camera

"So this is actually me at Okanogan Lake in British Columbia, Canada, taken in 1968 on a camping trip. It was found recently in a huge crate of photos while cleaning out my Mom’s house."

Photo source: Photomyne user Amy Spino


J.D. Salinger is today's historical figure.
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