GREETINGS FROM CALIFORNIA;
Legends, Landmarks, and Lore from the Golden State
Text and Photography by Gary Crabbe
A fun, fresh tribute to the Golden State, illustrated with gorgeous color photography, fascinating historical images, and cool memorabilia. Learn anew the legends, landmarks, and lore of historic sites, such as Bodie, Point Reyes, the Knights Ferry Bridge, Mission Santa Barbara, Carson Mansion in Old Town Eureka, Death Valley, Glacier Point, and Alcatraz.
Delving into the people, places, and activities that have defined California through the years, this book explores all that makes California great: the Big Sur coast, the Monterey Jazz Festival, Napa Valley’s wine country, Hollywood, the redwood trees of Muir Woods, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite Valley, big game fishing, surfing, agriculture, politics, music, sports, and much, much more. Turn the pages for a visual feast of this extraordinary state!
From the Back Cover:
The legendary 1579 landing at Drakes Bay and rumors of long-lost treasure. The landmark Spanish Franciscan mission in sunny Santa Barbara. The infamous ghost town of Bodie, tucked high in the Sierra Nevada and replete with Old West lore. California is home to truly amazing history and legends. Discover the stories anew in this fresh tribute to the Golden State, illustrated with Gary Crabbe's gorgeous color photography and rare historical images. From the northern wine country to southern surfing beaches, from Death Valley to the Big Sur coast, California abounds with stunning places and fascinating tales. Turn the pages for a visual feast of this extraordinary state!
130 Color Photographs
100 B&W Historical Images