Cheap Bastard's Guide to San Francisco: Secrets for Living the Good Life--for Free!

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Think you have to earn big bucks to live big in the City by the Bay?

Think again.

 

San Francisco is full of free and ridiculously cheap stuff—you just need to know where to look. Leave it to "The Cheap Bastard” to uncover all the ins and outs and exclusive bargains to be had, and to tell you the real deal with wit and humor.
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Overview

Think you have to earn big bucks to live big in the City by the Bay?

Think again.

 

San Francisco is full of free and ridiculously cheap stuff—you just need to know where to look. Leave it to "The Cheap Bastard” to uncover all the ins and outs and exclusive bargains to be had, and to tell you the real deal with wit and humor.
The Cheap Bastard’s Guidetm to San Francisco shows you:

• How to gain free entrance to shows, concerts, and museums
• Where to find free classes in anything from yoga to bartending to bicycle repair
• Where to find half-price meals and free food and beverages, ­including pizza,

   pasta, and wine
• How to get a free haircut, color treatment, manicure, or low-cost massage
• When and where to find great furnishings in other people’s trash

With The Cheap Bastard’s Guidetm in hand, anyone can enjoy the good life!

 

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"Economize, or agonize" seems to be the marching song of the new millennium. Globe Pequot's Cheap Bastard's Guide series has already provided relief for thrift-conscious New Yorkers and Bostonians; now they send their penny-pinching troops onto the steep inclines of San Francisco. Karen Solomon's 256-page guide alerts residents and visitors to Bay City bargains, money-savers that include performing arts and museum events; health care and yoga classes; pets; household items; food and wine; and much more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762743674
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/1/2007
  • Series: Cheap Bastard
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.56 (w) x 9.04 (h) x 0.65 (d)

Meet the Author

Self described certified cheap bastard Karen Solomon is a writer for San Francisco Magazine and SFGate.com and a contributor to Chow! San Francisco Bay Area. 

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  • Posted April 16, 2009

    You can be a cheap bastard if you follow the advice on the book!

    Great guide, good tips to save money!

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