Greetings from California: Legends, Landmarks & Lore of the Golden State (Google eBook)

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MBI Publishing Company, May 13, 2011 - Travel - 160 pages
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DIVA fun, fresh tribute to the Golden State, illustrated with gorgeous color photography, fascinating historical images, and cool memorabilia. Learn anew the legends, landmarks, and lore of historic sites, such as Bodie, Point Reyes, the Knights Ferry Bridge, Mission Santa Barbara, Carson Mansion in Old Town Eureka, Death Valley, Glacier Point, and Alcatraz./div Delving into the people, places, and activities that have defined California through the years, this book explores all that makes California great: the Big Sur coast, the Monterey Jazz Festival, Napa Valley’s wine country, Hollywood, the redwood trees of Muir Woods, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite Valley, big game fishing, surfing, agriculture, politics, music, sports, and much, much more. Turn the pages for a visual feast of this extraordinary state!
  

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Contents

Introduction
8
PART 1 Northern California
11
PART 2 Bay Area
37
PART 3 Central Coast
55
PART 4 Central Valley
75
PART 5 Sierra Nevada
85
PART 6 Desert
123
PART 7 Southern California
133
Acknowledgments
157
Index
158
About the Author and Photographer
160
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About the author (2011)

California photographer and author Gary Crabbe specializes in fine art scenic landscapes of his home state. His images appear in National Geographic, Time, and the New York Times. His books include Backroads of the California Coast and Our San Francisco. The founder of Enlightened Images Photography (www.enlightphoto.com), Crabbe lives near San Francisco in Pleasant Hill, California.

 

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