Sunday, January 05, 2014

"Legendary Locals of Pacifica" Book Event with Author Chris Hunter, Jan.11th at Florey's!

Florey's Books welcomes local author Chris Hunter as he presents his new book "Legendary Locals of Pacifica".

***Saturday, January 11th, 2-4pm***

About the Book:

Pacifica has the nickname “Scenic Pacifica” because of its beautiful ocean vistas and lovely hillside views. Twelve miles south of San Francisco, the city of Pacifica grew rapidly, although not to the size that some had predicted. A haven for young families, Pacifica fostered strong leaders among housewives, environmental activists, and businesspeople. The strength of Pacifica, other than its natural beauty, has always been its people. The schools, service clubs, and athletic fields produced local celebrities, but the proximity to San Francisco helped forge more widely known legends. This combination of personalities helped make it possible to identify a broad spectrum of legendary locals, from a woman who was the first mayor of Pacifica to a successful comedian who earned national attention on Saturday Night Live and in the movies.

About the Author:

Chris Hunter, a former editor and publisher of the Pacifica Tribune, has chosen subjects for Legendary Locals of Pacifica who represent the fascinating personalities of the city where he lives. Hunter compiled this volume with the cooperation of the current management of the Pacifica Tribune, the Pacifica Historical Society, and other community members.

For a preview from the publisher, see here:

We hope to see you!

***Saturday, January 11th, 2pm-4pm***

Florey's Book Co.
2120 Palmetto Ave.
Pacifica, CA 94044
(650) 355-8811
Open 10am to 6pm every day, to 8pm Fridays