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Distinctive North Carolina Photography and Lifestyle book is a beautiful hard-covered coffee table book published by Duffy Healey and his wife, Elizabeth Laul Healey.  Duffy has been publishing luxury magazines and books for over twenty five years.  He founded Distinctive Publishing, Inc.  more than twenty years ago which produced one of the country's leading real estate magazines - Distinctive Homes of California & Distinctive Homes Idaho as well as Distinctive Homes Mexico.  He sold the publications in 2008 and switched gears to publish private coffee table books for luxury real estate professionals including builders, developers and architects. Distinctive North Carolina book publishing is a new venture for new books and projects.

​Elizabeth has published two successful books that have been sold at places like Barnes & Noble, Costco, & Amazon.  Elizabeth is a professional artist and photographer.  The Healey's live in North Carolina with their two children who travel with them around the state taking photos and experiencing the local culture, and meeting the wonderful people of our great state.

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