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Tahoe Beneath the Surface
     

Tahoe Beneath the Surface

by Scott Lankford
 

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Lake Tahoe Transformed America, and not just once but many times over-from the earliest Ice Age civilizations to the mysterious death of Marilyn Monroe. It even played a hidden role in the American conquest of California, the launch of the Republican Party, and the birth of John Steinbeck's first novel. From local Washoe Indian legends to tales of murderous Mafia

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Lake Tahoe Transformed America, and not just once but many times over-from the earliest Ice Age civilizations to the mysterious death of Marilyn Monroe. It even played a hidden role in the American conquest of California, the launch of the Republican Party, and the birth of John Steinbeck's first novel. From local Washoe Indian legends to tales of murderous Mafia dons, Tahoe beneath the Surface brings this hidden history of America's largest mountain lake to life through the stories of its most celebrated residents and visitors over the last ten thousand years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597141390
Publisher:
Heyday Books
Publication date:
09/01/2010
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
829,980
Product dimensions:
6.96(w) x 11.28(h) x 0.71(d)

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