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Within a generation San Francisco grew from an isolated Mexican trading post with more hills than people into America's major Pacific Coast city. Shaped by entrepreneurs, eccentrics, and visionaries, it became renowned for accommodating those who dared to be different. THE CITY OF LANDMARKS: the Golden Gate Bridge: the Transamerica Pyramid: the Ferry Building: Mission Dolores; City Hall; Coit Tower: Alcatraz Island; Yerba Buena Gardens. THE CITY OF PSYCHEDELIA: Ken Kesey and the Acid Tests; the Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane; the Trips Festival and the Human Beln; underground culture and festivals. THE CITY OF WRITERS: Ina Donna Coolbrith. Mark Twain, Bret Harte, George Sterling; Dashiell Hammett; Kenneth Rexroth; Allen Ginsberg: Herb Caen; Armistead Maupin.

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The author presents an in-depth cultural, historical, and literary guide to this beautiful city renowned for its artists, eccentrics, visionaries, and activism.

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As part of the Cities of the Imagination Series, this book presents an in-depth cultural, historical, and literary guide to San Francisco, a beautiful city renowned for its artists, eccentrics, visionaries, and activism.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-246) and indexes.

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ISBN:
9781566564892
Author:
Sinclair
Publisher:
Interlink Publishing Group
Author:
Sinclair, Mick
Location:
New York
Subject:
City and town life
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
United States - Pacific - California
Subject:
American literature
Subject:
Authors, American
Subject:
San francisco
Subject:
Literary landmarks
Subject:
City and town life in literature
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Subject:
Americana - California
Subject:
Travel-US Western States
Series:
Cities of the Imagination
Series Volume:
CENSR-5
Publication Date:
20030931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.20x5.10x.67 in. .76 lbs.

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Product details 256 pages Interlink Publishing Group - English 9781566564892 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The author presents an in-depth cultural, historical, and literary guide to this beautiful city renowned for its artists, eccentrics, visionaries, and activism.
"Synopsis" by , As part of the Cities of the Imagination Series, this book presents an in-depth cultural, historical, and literary guide to San Francisco, a beautiful city renowned for its artists, eccentrics, visionaries, and activism.
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-246) and indexes.
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