Author Catherine Ryan Hyde has a very special connection to the Central Coast. Her bestselling novelPay It Forward which was adapted into a movie of the same name, is one of several novels with themes of do-goodery and chance acquaintances. All of these narratives were written from Hyde’s small coastal enclave alongside views of the Pacific Ocean and SLO County wildlife. Spend a day in the life with Catherine Ryan Hyde as she helps document this episode with her personal photographs of the coastal paradise she calls home.
Read her story on KCET’s Artboud: http://www.kcet.org/arts/artbound/counties/san-luis-obispo/catherine-ryan-hyde.htmlAbout the Series: Arts & Culture Along the El Camino Real: Travel along the coastal route of the El Camino Real and explore the rich, diverse cultural and artistic identity of San Luis Obispo County. This installment in the series celebrates the mavericks, pioneers, and experimental thinkers of the county.