River Children by Barbara Hinkey,Pat McPherson

By Barbara Hinkey,Pat McPherson

cousins skilled the quirky humans, locations, occasions, laughter, innocence, risks and simply undeniable enjoyable of a fascinating formative years in Kernville, California, within the Sierra Nevada Mountains north of l. a.. Sixty years later, Barbara Hinkey and Pat McPherson individually, now jointly, have chronicled that magical time within the 1940's within the city that disappeared off maps whilst it made means for the Lake Isabella reservoir; yet by no means out in their thoughts. Over eighty photographs and illustrations.

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