Carmel at Work and Play Author:Daisy F. Bostick and Dorothea Castelhun Originally published in 1925 this book was copyright and printed in 1977. — "This book, originally published in 1925, paints a picture of Carmel few of us remember- a town of pine-needle paths and unpaved roads; a town of simple gaiety and abalone feasts on moonlit beaches; a town where beloved dogs, recognized and warmly greeted by shop owners, ... more »wandered unleashed through the tiny business district; a town where villagers gathered driftwood for evening fires in tucked-away board and bar cottages and studios.
Inevitably much of this is gone forever. But we who love Carmel, whether residents or visitors, need to be reminded that the fight to "save" this precious town is not unique to our age. Fifty years ago the cry was in the air - "No growth!" Daisy Bostick, a chronicler of those times, wrote about Csrmel's traditions, its homes and gardens, its idiosyncrasies, its dynamic politics and fascinating personalities.'« less