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copyright 1965; The Ward Ritchie Press, Los Angeles; "Second Printing, June 1965"; hardbound with light-mustard very decorative boards (no dust jacket); a little fading on spine; a number of great photos of towns and camps; good condition of book; has small previous owner's sticker inside cover; see pics.


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Remi A. Nadeau (August 30, 1920 – June 6, 2016) was an American historian. He earned a bachelor's degree from Stanford University and a PhD from the University of California at Santa Barbara.


Born in Los Angeles, Remi Allen Nadeau was the son of the late Marguerite and Remi E. Nadeau and the great great grandson of “old” Remi Nadeau from the 1870s – known as the “King of the Desert Freighters.” Remi Allen was a fifth generation Californian, a well-known historian and author, a descendant of one of California’s pioneers, a devoted husband to his wife Margaret and father to three children. He died in the early morning hours of June 6 in Santa Barbara, California of natural causes at the age of 95.


He was appointed as the special assistant to the US Attorney General where he wrote multiple speeches for John Mitchell and Richard Kleindienst. He also wrote several statements on behalf of President Richard Nixon regarding DOJ policies and issues.



SKU: BS28s
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