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The Legends of San Francisco By George W. (George Walter) Caldwell
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Vignettes of San Francisco By Almira Bailey
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A series of short vignettes on every aspect of life in historical San Francisco, California during the 1910s – 1920s. Fascinating from a historical and sociological perspective!
A San Francisco Journalist By Ken Ludden
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From an international career in classical ballet ended suddenly by an on-stage accident, Ken Ludden found himself perfectly suited to journalism. Follow this prolific writer’s quirky path to an... More > art form of communication—the written word—that had been so difficult for him to master as a student. His experiences in life, beginning with international travel at a young age and vast experience on stage, led him to write on a wide range of subjects: Classical Ballet -- Activism – AIDS/HIV – Alcoholism – Relationships – Celebrities – Sexuality – Employment – Politics – Family – Fashion – Health – Obituaries – Exercise – Cooking – History – Art – Education – Mysticism -- Entertainment and more. With more than two dozen books currently in print, Ludden’s work chronicles life from the mid-1970s to the current, with a building authority along that route.< Less
A San Francisco Journalist By Ken Ludden
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From an international career in classical ballet ended suddenly by an on-stage accident, Ken Ludden found himself perfectly suited to journalism. Follow this prolific writer’s quirky path to an... More > art form of communication—the written word—that had been so difficult for him to master as a student. His experiences in life, beginning with international travel at a young age and vast experience on stage, led him to write on a wide range of subjects: Classical Ballet -- Activism – AIDS/HIV – Alcoholism – Relationships – Celebrities – Sexuality – Employment – Politics – Family – Fashion – Health – Obituaries – Exercise – Cooking – History – Art – Education – Mysticism -- Entertainment and more. With more than two dozen books currently in print, Ludden’s work chronicles life from the mid-1970s to the current, with a building authority along that route.< Less
Ken Ludden - A San Francisco Journalist By Ken Ludden
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From an international career in classical ballet ended suddenly by an on-stage accident, Ken Ludden found himself perfectly suited to journalism. Follow this prolific writer’s quirky path to an... More > art form of communication—the written word—that had been so difficult for him to master as a student. His experiences in life, beginning with international travel at a young age and vast experience on stage, led him to write on a wide range of subjects: Classical Ballet -- Activism – AIDS/HIV – Alcoholism – Relationships – Celebrities – Sexuality – Employment – Politics – Family – Fashion – Health – Obituaries – Exercise – Cooking – History – Art – Education – Mysticism -- Entertainment and more. With more than two dozen books currently in print, Ludden’s work chronicles life from the mid-1970s to the current, with a building authority along that route.< Less
The 1984 San Francisco 49ers By Arne Christensen
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A comprehensive guide to the 1984 San Francisco 49ers, probably the best team in franchise history, going 18-1 and routing the Dolphins to win the Super Bowl. Includes game summaries, full box scores... More > for all regular season and playoff games, and a full play-by-play for the Super Bowl at Stanford. Also, a closing essay considers the claim of this team to being the best NFL team ever. Bryan, the operator of the 49ers Paradise website, said "I really enjoyed the read. It's very detailed, and a great way to re-live some of the Golden Years." My other e-books covering the '81 and '88 49ers are also available here on Lulu.< Less
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALAMITY BY EARTHQUAKE AND FIRE 1906 and other Earthquakes in History By CHARLES MORRIS, LL. D.
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THE SAN FRANCISCO CALAMITY BY EARTHQUAKE AND FIRE A Complete and Accurate Account of the Fearful Disaster which Visited the Great City and the Pacific Coast, the Reign of Panic and Lawlessness, the... More > Plight of 300,000 Homeless People and the World-wide Rush to the Rescue. TOLD BY EYE WITNESSES INCLUDING GRAPHIC AND RELIABLE ACCOUNTS OF ALL GREAT EARTHQUAKES AND VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS IN THE WORLD'S HISTORY, AND SCIENTIFIC EXPLANATIONS OF THEIR CAUSES. EDITED BY CHARLES MORRIS, LL. D. PREFACE Earthquake and famine, fire and sudden death--these are the destroyers that men fear when they come singly; but upon the unhappy people of California they came together, a hideous quartette, to slay human beings, to blot from existence the wealth that represented prolonged and strenuous effort, to bring hunger and speechless misery to three hundred thousand homeless and terror-stricken people.< Less
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALAMITY BY EARTHQUAKE AND FIRE 1906 and other Earthquakes in History By CHARLES MORRIS, LL. D.
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THE SAN FRANCISCO CALAMITY BY EARTHQUAKE AND FIRE A Complete and Accurate Account of the Fearful Disaster which Visited the Great City and the Pacific Coast, the Reign of Panic and Lawlessness, the... More > Plight of 300,000 Homeless People and the World-wide Rush to the Rescue. TOLD BY EYE WITNESSES INCLUDING GRAPHIC AND RELIABLE ACCOUNTS OF ALL GREAT EARTHQUAKES AND VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS IN THE WORLD'S HISTORY, AND SCIENTIFIC EXPLANATIONS OF THEIR CAUSES. EDITED BY CHARLES MORRIS, LL. D. PREFACE Earthquake and famine, fire and sudden death--these are the destroyers that men fear when they come singly; but upon the unhappy people of California they came together, a hideous quartette, to slay human beings, to blot from existence the wealth that represented prolonged and strenuous effort, to bring hunger and speechless misery to three hundred thousand homeless and terror-stricken people.< Less
Glory and Heartbreak: The History of Men's Intercollegiate Basketball in the San Francisco Bay Area By Bernie Schneider
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This book recaptures the exploits of the San Francisco Bay Area's intercollegiate men's championship teams, coaches, and players. These championships included teams from Stanford, Cal, and the... More > University of San Francisco and featured Hall of Fame players such as Bill Russell, K.C. Jones, "Hank" Luisetti, and Jim Pollard. The coaches featured are Hall of Famers Pete Newell and Phil Woolpert. USF was also a racial pioneer. Then the book describes the winning seasons of the "Best of the Rest" from almost a hundred years of college basketball in the San Francisco Bay Area from the 1920's to 2014. Players featured are Bill Cartwright of USF, Steve Nash of Santa Clara, and Jason Kidd of Cal. Coaches include Mike Montgomery of Stanford and Cal, Randy Bennett of St. Mary's, and Carroll Williams and Dick Davey of Santa Clara. Lastly, the book includes an appendix of interesting facts including all of the Bay Area's Hall of Famers and the names and ranking of the all-time best players divided by sides of the Bay.< Less
A Diary of the Underdogs: Jazz in the 1960's in San Francisco By Don Alberts
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Historical documentation and perspective on Jazz music, the social and political environment of the period of the 1960's in San Francisco through local area musicians stories and interviews. ... More > "When you played with a certain group of players you belonged. Every protocol applied. You could not be late regardless of the situation, whether for money or for rehearsal or even a jam session. The problems of one were known by all. Within that circle great musicians found shelter among those who understood the life."< Less