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By Tom Cole,Malcolm Margolin

this can be the tale of San Francisco, a special and rowdy story with a mythical forged of characters. It tells of the Indians and the Spanish missions, the arriving of millions of gold seekers and gamblers, crackbrains and dreamers, the construction of the transcontinental railroad and the cable vehicle, exertions strife and political shenanigans, the 1906 earthquake and fireplace, global Wars, World’s festivals, nice bridges, the beatniks and hippies and New Left—a tale that's so extraordinary and wild that it has to be precise. a brand new afterword from the writer brings town into the twenty-first century: a time simply as aggravating, experimental, and opportunistic as its rambunctious past.

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