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The Golden Gate Bridge is an icon of one of the most storied of American cities, San Francisco. Standing between the Bay and the mighty Pacific like a guardian of the West, the Golden Gate retains its grip on the American imagination long after its twenty-seven-year record of being the longest suspension bridge in the world was superseded.

Featuring a selection of stunning images of the Bridge, many from angles and positions that show it in a whole new light, The Golden Gate: San Francisco's Celebrated Bridge showcases the acclaimed photography of San Francisco native, Morton Beebe. Complementing Beebe's photographs is a short history of the bridge and memorable quotes from a variety of San Francisco natives and visitors affected by the its imposing presence, illustrating the firm grip this near-mythic structure has on our collective imagination.

About the Author

Morton Beebe is a world-renowned documentarian of San Francisco. His photographs have been published in various magazines throughout his career, which has spanned more than fifty years, including National Geographic, Life, Smithsonian, and Travel + Leisure. Naturally, he lives in San Francisco.

Peter Beren, literary agent and publishing consultant, is the author of six books. Formerly the publisher of Sierra Club Books, VIA Books (a division of AAA of Northern California), and vice president, publishing, for the Palace Publishing Group, he makes his home in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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ISBN:
9781608870783
Author:
Beren, Peter
Publisher:
Earth Aware Editions
Author:
Beebe, Morton
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Author:
eebe, Morton
Subject:
Architectural & Industrial
Subject:
Photography-Nature and Landscape
Edition Description:
Paper Over Board
Publication Date:
20120431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Color photos throughout
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7 x 7 in

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