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San Francisco, the cool, gray city of love

by Porter, Jean

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Published by E.P. Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
    • Subjects:
    • Porter, Jean, 1937-,
    • San Francisco (Calif.) in art.,
    • San Francisco (Calif.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [70]

      Statementpaintings by Jean Porter ; text by Leonard Cahn.
      ContributionsCahn, Leonard, 1914-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsND237.P81337 A4 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 61, [9] p. :
      Number of Pages61
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4120195M
      ISBN 100525931805, 0525476636
      LC Control Number80065358

      Gary Kamiya is the author of the best-selling book “Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco,” awarded the Northern California Book Award in creative nonfiction. The original article on the San Francisco Chronicle website is available here.   Even if you think you know this unique urban time capsule, Randy Shaw’s book will surprise and inform you.” —Gary Kamiya, author of Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco “In ‘The Tenderloin’ Randy Shaw offers an incisive history of one of the nation’s most underappreciated neighborhoods.

      There’s no evidence that Mark Twain actually uttered the famous quote: “The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.” That doesn’t make it any less true, though. Dress in layers or be prepared to buy an overpriced fleece. Suggested reading about San Francisco. Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco (Gary.   Gary Kamiya loves San Francisco. And he's walked nearly every square inch of it, from the weathered cliffs of Land's End to the dark corners of the Tenderloin. His new book, "Cool Gray City of Love," is a romantic letter to the city and the 49 spots that he thinks make it unique. Kamiya shares his favorite history and stories of San Francisco, and we ask you to tell us .

      Bakalinsky’s book includes descriptions of neighborhoods, buildings, and historical notes and should be interesting to anybody walking our routes. Gary Kamiya’s Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco is an excellent series of short essays about the city’s history and culture. Should we start with “Tales of the City”? For a certain generation of readers, and for many who have come to them since, Armistead Maupin’s zillion-selling sequence of intertwined vignettes, starting in the hippy-dippy seventies and continuing through the AIDS epidemic to the early 21st century, are the quintessential San Francisco novels.. Written with cheery élan and propelled .


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