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Maryanne Christiano-Mistretta (Author)

So, You Think You Know Nantucket?

So, You Think You Know Nantucket?

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Omni Publishing Co.
6 X 9 in
150 pg

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So, You Think You Know Nantucket? lays out a significant base of knowledge for each section of Nantucket, including famous men and women who have made important contributions to each community. The section, "Do You Know," brings forth some little-known facts that contribute to the distinctness of the Island. The photo section will test the reader's knowledge of buildings, views, and objects commonly seen but not necessarily recognized. There is a trivia chapter that will test the reader's knowledge about some well-known and lesser-known facts.

The book ends with the "Treasures" of Nantucket. These are the institutions and places that make the Island a remarkable place to live and work. Some of the treasures are cultural, some are natural, and some are historical, but each contributes to the quality of life available on Nantucket. The region and its people have something distinct and appealing to offer everyone.

So, You Think You Know Nantucket? will educate, enrich, and entertain the reader.

So, Did You Know This About the Nantucket?

 Bill Belichick, coach of the New England Patriots, is perhaps the most famous resident of ‘Sconset.

• The winner of the annual football game between Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard wins The Island Cup.

• Nantucket has approximately two million visitors during a year. The vast majority travel to the island by boat.

• There are no private beaches on Nantucket. None. The public has access to all beaches on Nantucket. There are 82 miles of beaches on the island.

• The Christmas Stroll was designed to keep Nantucketers from going to the Cape for Christmas shopping.

Maryanne Christiano-Mistretta
Author Bio

Maryanne Christiano-Mistretta is an author, journalist, and motivational/public speaker.

Her latest books are Be (Extra)Ordinary and I Don’t Want to Be Like You. MaryAnne Christiano-Mistretta resides in New Jersey, with her husband, Dennis, and their beloved cats.  Aside from career, her interests include music, health, and spirituality.