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The 50 / 60 Kid - A Palo Alto Dreamer By Jane Richter Horton
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What was Silicon Valley like before it was "Silicon Valley?” For both those who recollect the Bay Area in different times, and those who only know it now, this story delights with how... More > things used to be; the orchards, Sunday afternoon drives, and children who explored creeks, neighborhoods and life with intensity and passion. Growing up in Palo Alto in the 1950s meant a life of stories about good and bad guys: Davy Crockett, Communists, Republicans, the Church, and Mickey Mouse Club. Jane's vivid imagination is both her salvation and her nemesis; the world through her eyes reminds us how imagination can triumph in even the most mundane situations. This is a coming-of-age story and a look back at her youth in Palo Alto; simultaneously a biography and a commentary on culture, values, family, progress and change. More than 30 photographs enrich Jane's story, and you may find yourself remembering childhood wonders, joys, and confusions as you relax and reflect with the Palo Alto Dreamer.< Less
The Transformation - A Palo Alto Dreamer By Jane Richter Horton
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Book two of the Palo Alto Dreamer series told the story of a generation experiencing the sparkling revolution of the ‘60s and early ‘70s, and of Jane’s life then; this third book,... More > The Transformation, continues her journey. The Transformation chronicles Jane’s life as a mother, her struggles for workplace equality, and how social issues continue to shape Jane. Her world keeps on expanding, but with a new focus on family as she experiences the next decade of her life as the Palo Alto Dreamer.< Less

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