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Claire Lui

Claire Lui works as an editorial consultant for both print and online resources, in addition to being a writer. A graduate of Columbia University, where she studied History, Lui has also worked as a food and literary critic, and taught English in China.

Articles by this Author

Wildwood, April/May 2007 | Vol. 58, No. 2
A New Jersey seaside resort struggles to save the architecture—and the memories—of the Eisenhower years
Randyland, April/May 2007 | Vol. 58, No. 2
A hundred boardwalks, gone but not quite dead, await a new dawn
Planning a Trip to Wildwood


Eighty-seven years ago, on April 28, 1930, most of the country was mired in unhappiness and worry. The stock market had crashed just six months before, and the Great Depression was only just beginning. But one American entered this uncertain time with unflappable pluck: Nancy Drew. Nancy was not a…