Covina Valley Citrus Industry
Sandul, Paul J. P., California History
COVINA VALLEY CITRUS INDUSTRY By Barbara Ann Hall (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2011, 128 pp., $21.99 paper)
"Covina Valley Citrus Industry tells the story of how 25,000 acres of dry, rocky land covered with cactus and sagebrush were turned into a garden paradise by settlers who came from all over the United States." This opening sentence to Barbara Ann Hall's introduction for Arcadia Publishers' Images of America Series gets immediately to the heart of the book's interpretive thrust. "These men and women developed a successful commercial citrus industry that flourished for 70 years" (7). And this is a story that Hall describes well. The people of Covina Valley in …
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Publication information: Article title: Covina Valley Citrus Industry. Contributors: Sandul, Paul J. P. - Author. Magazine title: California History. Volume: 89. Issue: 3 Publication date: Summer 2012. Page number: 78+. © 2009 California Historical Society. COPYRIGHT 2012 Gale Group.
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