by Daniel Ray Norris & Halyn Prusa
7.75" x 8.25"
Hardcover, 136 pages.
With BONUS fold out panorama page!
SlapDash Publishing's Most Delicious Book Ever!
The definitive history of Britt's Donuts is colorfully presented with never before published photos, interviews and more. It tells the story of how Britt's Donuts began on Carolina Beach's boardwalk in 1939, detailing how it grew into one of the most beloved and cherished eating establishments in the state. From Harvey Britt to Bobby Nivens and family, the "circle remains unbroken".
How has Britt's Donuts stood the test of time? What is the secret that make those donuts so darn good? What and who's philosophy guides the business? Authors Daniel Ray Norris and Halyn Prusa have endured countless hours of donut eating to bring to the public this rare peek into the secret, behind-the-scenes creation of this most beloved treat.
Britt's Donuts - Forever Sweet is a joy to read and takes the reader on a hot, sweet journey that goes great with a cold glass of milk.
You will never forget the first time you eat a hot, delicious Britt’s donut. The taste lingers on your tongue and in your mind and will likely become a memory that is... Forever Sweet.
President of SlapDash Publishing, Daniel is the author of two books about the good old days at Carolina Beach. Carolina Beach, NC - Images and Icons of a Bygone Era, Volume 1 and Friends and Neighbors Remembered - Volume 2. He is an avid photographer, designer, biology teacher and videographer. Born in Wilmington and raised at Carolina Beach and Teachey, NC, Daniel is phenomenally proud of his heritage and strives to create beautiful books that accurately and colorfully reflect our local culture and history. He is currently working with Dr. Chris Fonvielle Jr., professor of Civil War history at UNCW, to have ready, a three part series of Civil War books in time for the civil war's sesquicentennial in 2015. Daniel is also a direct descendant of Blackbeard and struggles daily not to wreak havoc among the southward sailing vessels that ply the Intracoastal waterway. Daniel loves technology and is an avid collector of all things made by Apple Inc. But trying new foods and cuisines is his passion. Not surprisingly, his family has a long and varied history in the local restaurant business. Daniel considers Britt's Donuts "the pinnacle of culinary perfection and a national treasure... undeniably the happiest place on Earth". Daniel lives 1.66 miles from the donut shop, at Carolina Beach, with his donut crazed wife, Amy.
Halyn grew up working at Britt’s Donuts. Her grandparents would not have had it any other way. Halyn serves donuts and even cleans up when she has to. She is a world class gymnast and has been flipping around the mats since she was a toddler. Halyn is the daughter of Joe and Lynn Prusa and the grand daughter of Bobby and Maxine Nivens - proprietors of Britt’s Donuts. She is currently working towards her nursing degree at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Authors Daniel Ray Norris and Halyn Prusa