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The Way We Lived: California Indian Reminiscences, Stories, and Songs

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Fiction. "An engaging portrait of our predecessors in California. Their stories, here brilliantly illuminated by Margolin's comments, contain beauty, humor, and wisdom" -Harold Gilliam, San Francisco Chronicle.
Paperback, 264 pages
Published January 1st 1992 by Heyday Books (first published 1981)
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Jul 22, 2008 Valerie rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Did you grow up in CA?
Recommended to Valerie by: Rob Edwards
This is essential reading for anyone growing up on the central coast of California.
I really loved this book. the stories and poetry and imagery did a lot to supplement and bring to mind more about California Native culture. Admittedly I didn't read all the sections/segments but it's something I'd like to return to again.
A moving collection of Native Californian stories and accounts sensitively edited by Malcolm Margolin.
This is essential for anyone who teaches California history.
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