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Northern California Curiosities

Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff (Curiosities Series)

by Saul Rubin

  • 84 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Globe Pequot .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wonders And Curiosities,
  • Travel Guides - U.S.,
  • Travel,
  • Travel - United States,
  • Humor,
  • United States - West - Pacific (General),
  • General,
  • Museums, Tours, Points of Interest,
  • Travel / United States / West / Pacific (AK, CA, HI, NV, OR, WA),
  • Curiosities & Wonders

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8034757M
    ISBN 10076272899X
    ISBN 109780762728992

    California is a novel by American author Edan Lepucki described as "post-apocalyptic dystopian fiction", in which characters Frida and Cal flee Los Angeles to live in the wilderness of post-apocalyptic California. The novel rose to prominence after Stephen Colbert urged his viewers to pre-order copies of the book from sellers other than – part of an ongoing dispute between the Author: Edan Lepucki. Romance finds a home in this idyllic coastal land, where ocean fog rolls in from the ocean to blanket hushed redwood forests. Along more than miles of coast, artists set up their easels to paint scenes of pounding surf, picturesque headlands, and whitewashed cottages wrapped in rose-filled gardens.

    Taking literally decades to rebuild, the current special collections and rare books archives includes the Californian Collection, a history of all aspects of California and particularly San Francisco, an early children's book collection, a chronology of the City's GLBT history and collection on the history of printing and book development. Author Daniel Mason- Books. Winner, Northern California Book Award for Fiction A Washington Post Best Book of A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of An NPR Great Read of

    Discover these surprising California spots, listed north to south. 1. A tranquil lake and an active volcano. Lake Almanor and Lassen Volcanic National Park. Where it is: miles north of Sacramento, in California’s Shasta Cascade. Tucked away in California’s northeast Shasta Cascade region are many secret finds, especially for outdoors. When life’s demons become too much for Jack Duluoz, a semi-autobiographical character of Big Sur author Jack Kerouac, he is driven out to a rural cabin in Big Sur. Attempting to find himself again, this book tells the beautiful story of how connecting back to Northern California’s own nearly untouched nature can bring you back in touch with your own : Deanna Morgado.


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Northern California curiosities: quirky characters, roadside oddities & other offbeat stuff. [Saul Rubin]. The U.S. State Curiosities book series by multiple authors includes books Maine Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities, and Other Offbeat Stuff, Missouri Curiosities, 2nd: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff (Curiosities Series), Minnesota Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff, and several more.

Welcome to Northern California, and its oddest, quirkiest, and most outlandish places, personalities, events, and phenomena. With this book in hand and a smile on their face, visitors will learn where residents speak their own language, stay the night at a motel made up of cabooses, and go wild and woolly for the Big Foot Jamboree.

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Humorist and veteran journalist Saul Rubin has traveled way off Southern California’s beaten Author: Saul Rubin. Not as colorful and rich as other travel guides, Southern California Curiosities is a nice starter for those interested and learning about Southern California special wonde He provides a myriad of short stories about the famous and infamous must-sees for the traveler/adventurer, from Randy's Donuts in Inglewood to the Monarch Butterflies /5.

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They say the closer we get to something the harder it is to see. Northern California is famous for a lot of things: redwood trees, our breezy ocean coastline, the Golden Gate Bridge.

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After wasting his early 20s bumming around the country, making hay in Kansas and ghost-writing a book for the Grateful Dead, in Jamie set to work researching and writing Road Trip USA.

Since then he's traveled Brand: Avalon Publishing.