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California's Best: Two Centuries of Great Writing from the Golden State
by Peter Fish
Edited by Sunset Magazine's Peter Fish, this unique and long-overdue collection of features works by iconic California writers and poets of the last two centuries, including Wallace Stegner, Tobias Wolff, Joan Didion, Amy Tan, and John Muir. 6x9
Paperback, 343 pages
Published June 1st 2009 by Farcountry Press
(first published 2009)
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Over the past three decades, I have visited many of the places described in this treasury of California’s finest writers. It is with tremendous pleasure that I revisited them through the eyes of the many wonderful writers who have called proud California home. Jack London and John Steinbeck being the most notable, but what about Annie Lamott who has written about Marin with insider wit and wisdom, Mary Austin who brings her desert home alive in Land of Little Rain? This stories of the writers ...more