Huntington Beach Chronicles: The Heart of Surf City

Huntington Beach Chronicles: The Heart of Surf City


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Huntington Beach Chronicles: The Heart of Surf City by Chris Epting

Amid the tourist bustle in the biggest beach city in Orange County, hometown personalities and their stories are Chris Epting's business. As a widely published author and columnist for the Huntington Beach Independent," Epting has covered the famous and not-so-famous, the local people, places and events of Surf City's beachscapes and street scenes with a reporter's curiosity, a historian's exactitude and an ambassador's pride. "Huntington Beach Chronicles" offers a diverse collection of stories about the everyday people and extraordinary events that have woven together a community with a charm and character unlike any other."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781609495343
Publisher: History Press, The
Publication date: 05/27/2014
Series: American Chronicles
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 1,249,278
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Chris Epting is an award-winning journalist and author of over 20 pop culture books, including Led Zeppelin Crashed Here: The Locations of America's Rock and Roll Landmarks, Roadside Baseball, James Dean Died Here and local history books. His In The Pipeline column has appeared in The Huntington Beach Independent since 2007. Richard D. Reinbolt was raised in Los Angeles, was a US Navy Medic in the Korean War and enjoyed a longtime career as a dedicated secondary English teacher. He is a resident of Huntington Beach. Dean Torrence, along with Jan Berry, pioneered the surf music craze in the 1960s as Jan and Dean. Torrence, a legendary musician and also well-known graphic artist, is a long-term resident of Huntington Beach.

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