Saturday, August 26, 2006

State Fair time! To celebrate California history, fictional titles set in California's colorful past.

The Green Age of Asher Witherow
M. Allen Cunningham
1800s coal mining in California

Lily Nevada
Cecelia Holland
1850s San Francisco actress

Daughter of Joy: a novel of gold rush California
Asian Americans

Climate of the Country
Marnie Mueller
1940s Japanese-American relocation

The Indian Lover
Garth Murphy
1840s western concerning California Indians

Westward the Dream
Judith Pella
1860s railroad expansion

Nina Revoyr
1965 Watts riots

The Grapes of Wrath
John Steinbeck
1930s California

River of Red Gold
Naida West
1840s Sacramento county

Sacred Ground
Barbara Wood
Prehistoric people, female shamans

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