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California: The Golden State

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Published by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. in Chicago .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24323385M
ISBN 109781593397517
OCLC/WorldCa244387890

  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 was ranked the ninth.   California is the birthplace of many iconic dishes and drinks, from cioppino to mai tais to the fortune cookie. So The California Report Magazine decided to look into the origin stories of some of those classics with a new series: Golden State Plate.. T. he Palace Hotel in downtown San Francisco is historically notable in a number of ways, including as a place where a sitting president of the.

California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United million residents across a total area of about , square miles (, km 2), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second- and fifth-most populous urban regions, with 18 Largest city: Los Angeles. The first comprehensive look at California’s history of environmental leadership, California Greenin’ shows why the Golden State has been at the forefront in setting new environmental standards, often leading the rest of the nation.

Natives Of The Golden State book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5. 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 .


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THE GOLDEN STATE by Lydia Kiesling is a terrific, smart, short novel with wit, psychological depth, and a first-person narratrix in whose head one comes to enjoy being trapped. Many of the reviews of this book describe it as a road-trip novel and lay weight on the interaction between Daphne, the narrator, and Honey, her just-pre-verbal toddler/5(57).

California: The Golden State on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A book all about cturer: Adam Randolph Collings Incorporated. "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). The Golden State is a novel of sparse landscape and deep emotion. When Daphne and her baby drive to the high desert of Northern California, they are alone in a way that feels enervating and dangerous.

Daphne is written with such a strong sense of feeling, it inevitably carries over to the reader/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. 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 energy grid that has destroyed American society.4/5(68). (People) “A powerful portrait of the scale of the Golden State Killer’s crimes, of the mechanics of criminal investigations, of the strange particular dread and paranoia in the California in the s, and of McNamara’s own obsession with violent men, and this one violent man.” (San Francisco Chronicle) “Breathtaking, ambitious, /5(K).

Thank you Bantam Books for an "advance uncorrected proof" of this book. 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 /5.

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).

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 State' shows how the impact of our earliest connections in life resonate in ways we least expect throughout /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 string of at.

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.

California History for Kids: Missions, Miners, and Moviemakers in the Golden State, Includes 21 Activities (For Kids series) The story of California is the story of dreamers-explorers, gold miners, immigrants, ranchers, moviemakers, farmers, and everyday Americans who headed west for a fresh start.

The first native inhabitants arrived 9, years ago, ancestors of the tribes who would greet the Spanish in the. 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:   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 ethic, family strengths.

To heighten awareness that the uncaught killer operated throughout California, crime writer Michelle McNamara coined the name "Golden State Killer" in early Other names: East Area Rapist, Original Night.

Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Camera Sony Alpha-A (Control) Collection_set china External-identifier urn:oclc:recordPages: 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. 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.

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. 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.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.The guide to California stands out among the rest of the WPA guides for the quality of its writing, photographs, and pen-and-ink drawings.

The Golden State contains much diversity of people, places, and things, and the WPA Guide expertly reflects and records the eclectic quality of this quintessentially American state.