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San Francisco Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff (Curiosities: San Francisco)

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Your round-trip ticket to the wildest, wackiest, most outrageous people, places, and things

San Francisco has to offer!

 
Whether youre a born-and-raised San Franciscan, a recent transplant, or just passing through, San Francisco Curiosities will have you laughing out loud as Saul Rubin takes you on a rollicking tour of the strangest sides of the City by the Bay. 

• Catch a ride on the worlds longest-running vintage streetcar line in daily service, and get an

   entertaining earful of clangs at a contest to determine the citys best cable car bell ringer.

• Learn how San Franciscans swooned over Swoops, a blackbird that dive-bombed passersby in

  summer 2009 to protect its nest.

• Visit a “national forest” in an alley of a downtrodden neighborhood, and a Tiki bar where it rains

   inside.

• Get a feel for the Tactile Dome, a world of darkness full of maze-like pathways and different shapes,

   textures, and temperatures.

Synopsis:

The definitive collection of San Francisco's odd, wacky, and most offbeat people, places, and things, for San Francisco residents and anyone else who enjoys local humor and trivia with a twist.

About the Author

Saul Rubin, a veteran California journalist, has covered everything from major disasters to the state's quirky culture. He has hobnobbed with celebrities while writing entertainment stories for the Los Angeles Times and chased down sports figures while writing and developing stories for a national sports magazine show on Fox Sports Net.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762758678
Author:
Rubin, Saul
Publisher:
Globe Pequot Press
Subject:
United States - West - Pacific (General)
Subject:
Form - Essays
Subject:
United States / West / Pacific (AK, CA, HI, NV, OR, WA)
Subject:
Americana-San Francisco
Subject:
Reference - General
Subject:
United States - General
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Curiosities Series
Publication Date:
20100631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
bandw photos, maps
Pages:
168
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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The definitive collection of San Francisco's odd, wacky, and most offbeat people, places, and things, for San Francisco residents and anyone else who enjoys local humor and trivia with a twist.

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