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6 edition of San Francisco Stories found in the catalog.

San Francisco Stories

Tales of the City

by John Miller

  • 14 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Chronicle Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • San Francisco (Calif.),
  • Literature: Classics,
  • American Literature (Specific Aspects),
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • San Francisco,
  • American - General,
  • English,
  • Fiction / Anthologies (multiple authors),
  • Fiction anthologies & collections,
  • USA,
  • American literature,
  • California,
  • Literary collections

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8110037M
    ISBN 100877016690
    ISBN 109780877016694

    This short story, set in San Francisco, features two elderly dressmakers, Miss Minnie and Miss Millie Moffet, who face a moral dilemma of no small dimensions. They turn for advice to Annie Fuller, a widowed boardinghouse owner who supplements her income as a .   Frank Norris is the author of McTeague: A Story of San Francisco, The Octopus: A Story of California, The Pit, and Vandover and the was a popular Progressive era novelist and naturalist who died a young, underrated master of American fiction. Jonathan Evison is the New York Times bestselling author of The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving, West of /5(8).

    The library’s circulation system will be offline for scheduled maintenance from 11 p.m., Thursday, May 14 through 7 a.m., Friday, May During this time, you will be unable to access your account information, place holds on materials, or interact with the library’s electronic collections. Publisher's Summary This is a collection of four short stories from the Victorian San Francisco Mystery series. "Madam Sibyl's First Client" was written specifically for this collection and it finds Annie Fuller, the young widowed boarding house keeper, just starting her career as .

      The book details the minutiae of daily costs, Laura’s first dip in the ocean, and her exploration of the world’s fair and San Francisco’s Chinatown. It’s a Author: Debbie Dubrow.   William Trevor was born in May in County Cork into a middle-class Protestant family during Éamon de Valera’s new Catholic Ireland. Not surprisingly, the author wrote about characters who.


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San Francisco Stories, edited by John Miller, is an anthology of stories about or set in the city. One thing to note is the variety; most of these stories have little in common other than the fact that they document the city of San Francisco in some way/5. This collection contains around twenty-five stories, a few poems, and numerous photos dealing with San Francisco from around to The authors include Tom Wolf, Amy Tan, Jack Kerouac, Randy Shilts, Jack London, and Mark Twain.

Some of the stories are travel narratives, but most are in the form of personal essay/5(5). San Francisco Stories collects the most outstanding writing about the city from some of the most distinguished authors of the last years: from Jack Kerouac on working on the railroad to Anne Lamott on getting kicked out of the cafe scene; and from Jack London on the earthquake to Tom Wolfe on the "Acid Tests" of the s.

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Madam Sibyl’s First Client was written specifically for this collection and it finds Annie Fuller, the young widowed boardinghouse keeper, just starting her career as a pretend clairvoyant/5(91). InCzech author-illustrator Miroslav Sasek created This Is San Francisco, another installment of his series of children's travel guides (This Is Paris, This Is London, This Is New York).

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Jack London's San Francisco Stories is an anthology of Jack London short stories set in the San Francisco Bay Area. The book was edited by Matthew Asprey. The book was edited by Matthew Asprey. The preface is a reprint of Rodger Jacobs' essay Ghost Land, a personal meditation on Heinold's First and Last Chance Saloon in Oakland, : Jack London, Matthew Asprey.

Book Reviews, San Francisco Review of Books, Two kings. Two princes. One queen. The true story of five aristocrats separated by time, culture, and circumstance -- all of them bound to the United States by accidents of history and left to hope for a tomorrow better than today.

Prepare for a vision of the American Dream as few others have ever seen it. "San Francisco Stories" collects the most outstanding writing about the city from some of the most distinguished authors of the last years: from Jack Kerouac on working on the railroad to Anne Lamott on getting kicked out of the cafe scene; and from Jack London on the earthquake to Tom Wolfe on the "Acid Tests" of the s.

Tales of the City is a series of nine novels written by American author Armistead Maupin from to The stories from Tales were originally serialized prior to their novelization, with the first four titles appearing as regular installments in the San Francisco Chronicle, while the fifth appeared in the San Francisco remaining titles were never serialized, but were.

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San Francisco Stories, San Francisco. 9, likes 2 talking about this. Stories from America's last untamed ers: K. McTeague is a novel by Frank Norris, first published in It tells the story of a couple's courtship and marriage, and their subsequent descent into poverty and violence as the result of jealousy and greed.

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The rough and tumble Barbary Coast of San Francisco is recreated with attention to detail, including Florence Bates as a saloon keeper Shanghaiing the unwary. Noir elements include lots of shadows, discordant musical score, Music by: Paul Dunlap, Emil Newman.