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By Tom Cole,Malcolm Margolin

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

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