- Paperback: 372 pages
- Publisher: Chronicle Books; 1st Chronicle Books ed edition (July 1, 1994)
- ISBN-10: 0811805786
- ASIN: B000H2M5WW
- Package Dimensions: 8.8 x 6 x 1.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 4 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #14,486,145 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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This Is San Francisco: A Classic Portrait of the City Paperback – Bargain Price, July 1, 1994
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This 1948 volume presents San Francisco through its history rather than the usual well-known landmarks. The chapters cover the waterfront, the old town, the hills, the sea, etc., via the most notable street in each area. For travel and history collections.
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About the Author
Robert O'Brien was a journalist for the San Francisco Chronicle from 1939 to 1953 and the author of a column on San Francisco history, from which much of the material for this book was culled. He has also written California Called Them, a history of Northern California's Gold Rush towns. He currently lives in Kahuku, Hawaii.
Adair Lara was a long-time columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle. She has written numerous books about families and friends. She lives in Northern California with her husband. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.