San Francisco's Literary Frontier

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GOOD BOOKS ABOUT THE PACIFIC COAST

THE BARBARY COAST
by Herbert Asbury

OUTPOST OF EMPIRE by Herbert Eugene Bolton

A HISTORY OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST by George W. Fuller

LOS ANGELES by Morrow Mayo

THESE ARE Borzoi Books, PUBLISHED BY ALFRED A. KNOPF

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  • Good Books About the Pacific Coast *
  • Title Page i
  • Contents ix
  • Chapter I A Precocious Frontier 3
  • Chapter II The Fifties 17
  • Chapter III ɣ Apprentice Days 55
  • Chapter IV Washoe Silver and the Civil War 89
  • Chapter V The Golden Era 116
  • Chapter VI U+263 Visitors 146
  • Chapter VII Polite Literature and Ghosts 176
  • Chapter VIII A Rash of Poetry 207
  • Chapter IX The Town Crier 237
  • Chapter X The Overland Monthly 256
  • Chapter XI - Practical Literature 284
  • Chapter XII From Gold Gulch to Parnassus 316
  • Chapter XIII Epilogue 351
  • Bibliography 363
  • Notes and References 371
  • Index i
  • A Note on the Type In Which This Book is Set *
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