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Description - California by Kevin Starr

California has always been our Shangri-la-the promised land of countless pilgrims in search of the American Dream. Now, the Golden State's premier historian, Kevin Starr, distills the entire sweep of California's history into one splendid volume. From the age of exploration to the age of Arnold, this is the story of a place at once quintessentially American and utterly unique. It features black and white photos throughout.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780812977530
ISBN-10: 081297753X
Format: Paperback / softback
(204mm x 131mm x 21mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: Modern Library Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 13-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Kevin Starr

From 1994 to 2004 Kevin Starr served as State Librarian for California. He now teaches at the University of Southern California. His writings have earned him the National Medal of the Arts, the Centennial Medal of the Harvard Graduate School, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and election to the Society of American Historians. From the Hardcover edition.

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