Balloon Boy of San Francisco by MS Dorothy Kupcha Leland
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Balloon Boy of San Francisco
By MS Dorothy Kupcha Leland

The Balloon Boy of San Francisco

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Balloon Boy of San Francisco by MS Dorothy Kupcha Leland

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In 1853, San Francisco newsboy Ready Gates lives up to his nickname. He's ready for anything--whether it's shouting the latest headlines from a street corner, sneaking onto a river boat to avoid paying the fare, or tracking down a missing gold miner. But when he crosses the bay to watch a balloon ascension, his adventures suddenly take an unexpected turn. Based on a true story, this book paints a colorful picture of daily life in San Francisco five years after the discovery of gold in California. It's drawn from newspapers, letters, diaries and many other historical documents.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780961735791
ISBN-10: 0961735791
Format: Paperback / softback
(211mm x 141mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Tomato Enterprises
Publisher: Tomato Enterprises
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - MS Dorothy Kupcha Leland

Dorothy Kupcha Leland is a Californian with a lifelong interest in the history of her state. She has worked as a freelance writer, newspaper columnist, media consultant and television news reporter. Her other books include Sallie Fox: The Story of a Pioneer Girl, A Short History of Sacramento, and The Big Tomato: A Guide to the Sacramento Region.

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