||Booksigning for Pete Moruzzi's PALM SPRINGS HOLIDAY this Sat 17th
Joined: Mar 25, 2002
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
|Posted: 2009-10-15 2:03 pm  Permalink|
My good friend, Palm Springs Mod Com founder and "Havanna Before Castro" author Peter Moruzzi is signing his new tome,
PALM SPRINGS HOLIDAY
this Saturday, October 17th, 4 to 7 pm
JUST FABULOUS Books
515 N. Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone: (760) 864-1300
There are many books out on Palm Springs now, but none is such a feast for the vintage paper ephemera lover. Pete has amassed one the most extensive collections of 20t Century postcards, brochures, matchbooks and art on that town, and much of it illustrates the pages of this book. From Motels to resorts to eateries to nightclubs,
...all of our Tiki favorites are among them, also:
..plus many I have never heard off, like the Desert Air, a Fly-In hotel (see book cover):
...which had this Luau Hut:
..and put on HUGE Luaus:
One of my favorite images is of this Waltah Clarke store:
If you love mid-century American architecture and design, this book is for you. There's even a chapter on the Salton Sea!
[ This Message was edited by: bigbrotiki 2009-10-15 16:48 ]
Joined: Mar 25, 2005
From: Boogie Wonderland
|Posted: 2009-10-15 6:11 pm  Permalink|
Joined: Nov 16, 2007
From: Santa Barbara, CA
|Posted: 2009-10-15 6:17 pm  Permalink|
Awesome looking book!
I love my Havanna book, going to have to look into this one too.
Joined: Jun 10, 2004
From: Reseda, calif.
|Posted: 2009-10-15 11:14 pm  Permalink|
I believe he will be book signing also at Wacko, Oct 24th Sat. 6-9pm. I have already purchased this book and it is swell.
Joined: May 20, 2004
From: Somewhere Beyond The Sea
|Posted: 2009-10-16 09:14 am  Permalink|
Thanks for the heads-up, Sven. The book looks amazing - Pete does it again !!! And it's a great price on Amazon too.
Joined: Sep 21, 2003
From: Yucaipa, CA
|Posted: 2009-10-18 07:57 am  Permalink|
I zipped out to Palm Springs yesterday and picked up the book. It's pretty darn fabulous.
Joined: Jun 26, 2008
From: My 50's ranch in South Sac
|Posted: 2009-10-28 12:56 am  Permalink|
Any plans for a Nor Cal book signing event? We are all here waiting....
Joined: Aug 17, 2009
From: PALM SPRINGSVILLE
|Posted: 2009-11-04 03:40 am  Permalink|
Oh man, I'm really upset I missed this. I was totally thinking about that book too, because i saw it at the book store, and was thinking of going back to buy it.