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San Francisco"s literary frontier

by Franklin Walker

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Published by A.A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

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  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Franklin Walker
    LC ClassificationsPS285.S3 W3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. l., v-xii, 400, xxv p., 1 l.
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24749416M
    LC Control Number39020996

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    The history of the city of San Francisco, California, and its development as a center of maritime trade, were shaped by its location at the entrance to a large natural Francisco is the name of both the city and the county; the two share the same boundaries. Only lightly settled by European-Americans at first, after becoming the base for the gold rush of , the city . 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. People as diverse as William Randolph Hearst, Lillie Coit, Carol Doda, Jerry Garcia, and Harvey Milk /5(3).

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San Francisco's Literary Frontier Hardcover – January 1, by Franklin Dickerson Walker (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from 5/5(1). San Francisco's literary frontier. [Franklin Walker] Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Franklin Walker. Find more San Franciscos literary frontier book about: OCLC Number: Notes: "A literary history of San Francisco from towith emphasis upon the sixties."--Foreword.

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The Oakland-born writer is best known for her novel set in San Francisco’s Chinatown, “The Joy Luck Club.”The book, which she views as a collection of short stories, remained on the New York Times Bestseller List for 18 months and was translated into 35 languages and adapted into a successful to Chinese immigrant parents, the current Sausalito resident earned.

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Since it was unofficially launched inLitquake, an annual celebration of San Francisco literary culture, has hosted thousands of authors following in the famous footsteps of writers like Twain and Ginsberg.

The festival’s website points out that the people of San Francisco have been shown to consume twice the national average of books Author: Gwen Purdom. OAKLAND, Calif. — San Francisco has become a city of gadgets, but it's always been a city of letters.

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