Neal was born in Martinsville, Virginia in 1948, near his father’s relatives, then moved to Lincoln, Nebraska in 1950, near his mother’s. Then all three moved again and found themselves at the southern crescent end of the Santa Monica Bay in Redondo Beach, California by the fall of 1953; here he stayed until 1979.

C’ville here we come!

Off to the Old Dominion! Thank you Virginia Festival of the Book for such a great roll out! See you there Thursday March 23, noon at the Charlottesville City Council Chambers. Here’s Festival blogger Anna Patra on the program: Neal Snidow‘s Vista Del Mar presents a riveting, expressive memoir that captures the essence of place and time. Here, the banal…