Lighthouses of the Pacific Coast: Your Guide to the Lighthouses of California, Oregon, and Washington by Randy Leffingwell, Pamela Welty
Stunning photography captures the beauty of the classic lighthouses of the U.S. Pacific coast in this book for lighthouse fans and residents of the region. The fascinating development of this region's lighthouses is explored, with special attention paid to its technological evolution. The book looks at the actual lights and lenses, the architecture of the lighthouses, the lives of the Lighthouse Service keepers, and today's movement to preserve and restore the lights.
Randy Leffingwell wrote his first book, American Muscle, in 1989 while still on staff at the Los Angeles Times. Since then, he has authored another 47 titles for Motorbooks and its sister publisher Voyageur Press covering subjects from sports cars to motorcycles to farm tractors. Leffingwell is considered one of the top Porsche historians working today, and he enjoys a close working relationship with Porsche AG. His Porsche titles include Porsche 911 50 Years, The Complete Book of Porsche 911, and Porsche Turbo. He lives in Santa Barbara, California.