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California, the Golden State

by Scott Ingram

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by World Almanac Library in Milwaukee, WI .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • California -- Juvenile literature,
    • California

    • About the Edition

      Illustrations and text present the history, geography, people, politics and government, economy, and social life and customs of California, which is the most populous of the fifty states.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index.

      Statementby Scott Ingram ; curriculum consultant, Jean Craven.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesWorld Almanac Library of the states
      ContributionsCraven, Jean.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF861.3 .I54 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3951869M
      ISBN 100836851137
      LC Control Number2001046989

      California: Living + Eating is a glorious celebration of Californian food, looking at its history and origins and journeying through the state’s varied landscape, from Sonoma’s rolling vineyards to the deserts of Palm Springs, via the foodie hotspots of San Francisco and Los Angeles. Over 80 recipes capture the heart of the Californian spirit, with chapters covering a bright array of sweet. Haslam divides the state into five regions, selecting prose and poetry from each that reflects their history, terrain, and culture. Many Califonias features sixty-seven authors ranging from Jack London to Maxine Hong Kingston, making it the most diverse general-interest anthology available.

      Natives Of The Golden State book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5.   California has the largest economy in the United States and, in , was the first state to reach the trillion-dollar benchmark in gross state product. In , California .

      The golden trout (Salmo agua-bonita) is native only to California and was named the official state fish by act of the State Legislature in Originally the species was found only in a few streams in the icy headwaters of the Kern River, south of Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the United States outside of Alaska. The Golden State—Our Home: Early California History Becoming A State: A Growing State: A Changing California: Big Idea Activity | Biography | Field Trip | Day in the Life | Local Connection | Quick Quiz | Writing | Teacher. Macmillan/McGraw-Hill | California Vistas. Published by Macmillan/McGraw-Hill, a division of the Educational and.


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The novel beautifully depicts the golden light of California, the smell of the fescue grasses, the thinness of the air, and the way that Daphne and Honey often feel overwhelmed by the scale of the spaces they find themselves in/5(57).

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Daphne is written with such a strong sense of feeling, it /5(). California Crackup is the first non-fiction work since Seabiscuit to successfully lure me away from my evening novel.

It's a real-life mystery thriller that unravels the twisted skein of California's political mess in clear, fast-paced by: 7. It's rare fiction that puts you inside the head of a character the way 'Golden State' does - - and it's an even rarer book that can bring a social taboo like mental illness + the way families struggle to hide its impact from themselves until its too late - to the fore the way this novel does; 'Golden California shows how the impact of our earliest connections in life resonate in /5.

Golden State is a novel set in San Francisco. It is about a woman named Julie and it takes place when Californians are voting whether or not California should secede from the United States. Julie is also involved in a hostage crisis/5.

Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Camera Sony Alpha-A (Control) Collection_set china External-identifier urn:oclc:recordPages: An Amazon Best Book of March I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, Michelle McNamara’s compelling investigation of the “Golden State Killer,” who terrorized northern California from the mids to the mids, is one of the best true crime books to come along in a decade.

It’s the story of two obsessions: McNamara’s obsession with the criminal, and whatever abhorrent /5(K). This book written as a Writers' project of the WPA, remains a valuable reference to anyone interested in the state of California.

Handsomely illustrated, comprehensive, excellently written. The sub-collection of books from the Federal Writers' Project at the Prelinger Library sub-collection at the Internet Archive is a rich resource of other Pages:   California: Living + Eating is a glorious celebration of Californian food, looking at its history and origins and journeying through the state's varied landscape, from Sonoma's rolling vineyards to the deserts of Palm Springs, via the foodie hotspots of San Francisco and Los Angeles/5(30).

"GOLDEN STATE is a powerful, riveting and heartfelt novel, an ode to San Francisco and to the fierceness of the human spirit." Ellen Sussman, bestselling author of The Paradise Guest House "I hadn't read such a gripping, bittersweet, moving novel in ages.

Golden State sweeps you up, whisks you away and doesn't let you go till the very end/5(68). McNamara's coining of the Golden State Killer moniker credited as heightening awareness of the uncaught killer that operated throughout California.

With her book two-thirds completed, McNamara died in her sleep on Ap at the age of 46 due to an accidental prescription drug overdose in conjunction with : Michelle McNamara.

California, the Land of Promise, where everything seems possible, the dreamer's paradise where Asian philosophy meets runaway technology, the place which has seized and held the imagination of the world since the days of the Gold Rush. James D.

Houston traversed its length and breadth and documented the habitat of a dream.4/5. The book “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark" by writer Michelle McNamara helped re-energize interest in the decades-cold case of the Golden State Killer, who terrorized California in a. Describing the history, culture, and roadside attractions of the s, the WPA Guide to California Alive with the exuberance, contradictions, and variety of the Golden State, this Depression-era guide to California is more than pages of information that is, as David Kipen writes in his spirited introduction, “anecdotal, opinionated, and altogether habit-forming.”/5.

In his own distinctive way, Ben H. Winters explores the same theme in his tenth book, Golden State, a hybrid science fiction mystery novel.

Golden State is set at some undetermined time in the near future following a catastrophic attack on the /5(72). To heighten awareness that the uncaught killer operated throughout California, crime writer Michelle McNamara coined the name "Golden State Killer" in early [4] The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and local law-enforcement agencies held a news conference on Jto announce a renewed nationwide effort, offering a $50, reward for his capture.

[12]Other names: East Area Rapist, Original Night. The Book Michelle McNamara Wrote Before She Died Includes 'Letter To The Golden State Killer' "I can't help feeling that somewhere, in her final pages, she left enough clues to put California's worst serial killer behind bars," widower Patton Oswalt : David Lohr.

“A terrific book. Cataloging the multiple, inter-locking political elements that caused the collapse of governance in California, the two veteran political writers draw these pieces together into a lucid framework that offers not only a clear diagnosis, but also a serious prescription for what ails the not-so-Golden State.

Heroes of California; The Story of the Founders of the Golden State as Narrated by Themselves or Gleaned from Other Sources book. Read reviews from world. Michelle McNamara, shown inwrote a book about the Golden State Killer that her husband, Patton Oswalt, helped get published after she died.

(Matt Sayles/AP) General assignment reporter. Y ears ago, true-crime author Michelle McNamara became obsessed with the Golden State Killer. She began writing a book that laid out the chilling details of the cold case that haunted California Author: Alix Langone. Since late more than fifty percent of the babies born in California have been Latino.

When these babies reach adulthood, they will, by sheer force of numbers, influence the course of the Golden State. This essential study, based on decades of data, paints a vivid and energetic portrait of Latino society in California by providing a wealth of details about work .