<div>"Someone, contemplating a trip through Oregon should, by all means, carry this book. But for those, who elect to stay home, Friedman's book is of interest also for the book comes close to being a state encyclopedia." Charles K. Graydon, Nevada County Historical Society Bulletin
</div> (Charles K. Graydon Nevada County Historical Society Bulletin
) --Charles K Graydon
About the Author
<div></div>A Chicagoan by birth, Ralph Friedman first saw Oregon at the age of seventeen after hitchhiking and riding boxcars across the country. He has written on every state and continent except Antarctica - but Oregon is his major interest.