Calling California Home: A Lively Look at What It Means to Be a Californian
Council Oak Books, 1999 - 276 strani
California represents something curious and remarkable located out at the furthest edge of the New World - where the sun always shines and anything is possible." So says Heather Waite in this thoroughly delightful second offering in the Calling It Home series.
With an eye for telling detail and a sense of humor, Waite surveys California from prehistory to the present, revealing the origins, attitudes, quirks, curiosities, and little-known facts that make residents of the Golden State unique.
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