Tag Archives: Southern California

Pages 190-231 of Arthur Lyons’ Castles Burning

Monday morning I made a mistake. I looked at some online blogs on Arthur Lyons’ Jacob Asch series. One of the sites that I read contained a spoiler, which put a major damper on the last 40 pages of Castles … Continue reading

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Monday, 4 July 2016 Kem Nunn’s Tijuana Straits

We were lucky enough to be out @ the beach for July 4th. It guess it was appropriate – though completely unplanned – that I would read Kem Nunn’s Tijuana Straits. The book focuses – in part – on the surf culture … Continue reading

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Book Review – Dad by William Wharton

Dad by William Wharton Publisher – Avon Copyright 1981 421 pages Rating – 9/10 Summary – An American artist has chosen to live in France, in large part to escape his parents. However, he must return to southern California to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Topanga Beach Experience by Paul Lovas

Topanga Beach Experience: 1960s – 70s 
 by Paul Lovas (as told to Pablo Capra) 
Publisher – Brass Tacks Press
 Copyright 2011
 43 pages Rating – 7.5/10 Summary – Topanga Beach Experience is a chapbook recounting Paul Lovas‘ experiences there … Continue reading

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