San Francisco Stories: Tales of the City

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It falls down. It burns up. It goes Beatnik in the fifties and crazy in the sixties. It stays elegant throughout. Every city has its stories, but San Francisco seems to have more than most. From Jack Kerouac on working on the railroad to Anne Lamott on getting kicked out of the cafe scene, and from Jack London on the 1906 earthquake to Tom Wolfe on the acid tests of the 1960s, "San Francisco Stories" collects the most outstanding writings about the city from some of the most distinguished authors of the last 150 years.

San Francisco Stories: Tales of the City 1990, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9780877016694

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