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February 07, 2008



awesome concept on the cover! I love being able to compare "then" and "now" from the same perspective. very catchy - I'm looking forward to the release. Huntington Beach grew so fast in such a compressed period of time that it's easy to lose sight of how it was just 50 to 100 years ago. seems like the book will help us discover that history in a unique way.


Todd--I appreciate that--thanks. I'm real happy with how it all turned out--the comparisons are compelling (and sort of sad in many cases)

Kristin Stilton


I would love an autographed copy. My dad and his sister "camped" during the summer in tents on the beach in the mid-late forties. 'Aunt Debbie' says she can't find any pictures. Grandpa continued to work at the bank in Pasadena, coming to HB during the weekends. Grandma and "the kids" stayed at the beach for weeks on end in what sounds like a seasonal summer camp community. Do you have stories/pictures of this? Would love to hear.


K--there's a wonderful photo on the book's back cover of that time/place-I'll send it to you via email, okay? Soon as the book comes out let's get you one!

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