My California: Journeys by Great Writers

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Fly-fish the pristine waters of the Owens River. Step up to the microphone in a California honky-tonk. Surf the biggest waves California has ever seen. Mingle with ducks in an urban oasis. Roller skate through LA's Union Station. My California is a collection of narrative travel and adventure stories by twenty-seven of California's finest writers. It's also a labor of love: All of the contributors donated their work so that proceeds from this special anthology can benefit the embattled California Arts Council and...
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Overview

Fly-fish the pristine waters of the Owens River. Step up to the microphone in a California honky-tonk. Surf the biggest waves California has ever seen. Mingle with ducks in an urban oasis. Roller skate through LA's Union Station. My California is a collection of narrative travel and adventure stories by twenty-seven of California's finest writers. It's also a labor of love: All of the contributors donated their work so that proceeds from this special anthology can benefit the embattled California Arts Council and writing programs for children statewide. “These 27 essays prove once again that California is the Golden State,” says Ray Bradbury.

Join contributors Pico Iyer, Michael Chabon, Thomas Steinbeck, Dana Gioia, Matt Warshaw, Patt Morrison, T. Jefferson Parker, Edward Humes, Mark Arax, Deanne Stillman, Rubén Martínez, Percival Everett, Kathi Kamen Goldmark, Mary Mackey, Gerald Haslam, Aimee Liu, D.J. Waldie, Héctor Tobar, Firoozeh Dumas, devorah major, Carolyn See, Chryss Yost, Anh Do, Derek M. Powazek, Daniel Weintraub, David Kipen, and Veronique de Turenne in a good read for a good deed!!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781883318437
  • Publisher: Angel City Pr
  • Publication date: 6/1/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 346,854
  • Product dimensions: 5.72 (w) x 9.08 (h) x 0.46 (d)

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