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This is a history of Edmonds, but it's not so much a history as a narrative of what happened in the town; it's more like snippets that were gleaned from the Edmonds Tribune-Review (where the author worked). It's not a smooth read, and it can get quite boring, since it's just fact after fact, list of members after list of members. Still, it does show you how the town grew up and changed, but doesn't do much in the way of explaining why things happened (he'll say that a business was sold or someon ...more