Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Pacific Street” as Want to Read:
Pacific Street
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Pacific Street

3.23  ·  Rating details ·  31 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
A small black woman and an Indian carpenter form a conspiracy against an enticing blond performer for the Shining Light saloon, in a vivid tale set against the backdrop of the ramshackle, half-built San Francisco during the Gold Rush. 15,000 first printing.
Hardcover, 260 pages
Published February 17th 1991 by Houghton Mifflin
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Pacific Street, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Pacific Street

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
Mandy Sherman
Oct 26, 2016 rated it did not like it
This book was pointless. The ending was completely disappointing. Everyone just scattered friendless, alone, and angry. Which seemed completely stupid. I mean they all stuck up for each other saved each other from a crooked ruthless man. So why the animosity and separation? This book was a waste of my eyeballs time.
Diana Sandberg
May 05, 2013 rated it liked it
Very early days of San Francisco. Good but not gripping. I liked some of the characters. Story seemed disjointed, but because of time constraints I had to read it in small chunks, so maybe that was the reason.
Mary Kay Kare
rated it liked it
Sep 17, 2012
Collene
rated it it was amazing
Jan 28, 2010
Jeannine
rated it liked it
Feb 07, 2014
Linda
rated it liked it
Mar 11, 2012
Dorothy
rated it liked it
Aug 11, 2008
Heather
rated it liked it
Nov 14, 2012
Marilyn
rated it really liked it
Dec 13, 2016
Chris
rated it really liked it
Jan 05, 2013
Erin
rated it it was ok
Aug 25, 2012
Mark Latour
rated it really liked it
Mar 20, 2011
Marie Hornster
rated it liked it
Aug 09, 2015
Bev Hudson
rated it liked it
May 11, 2017
Jennifer
rated it really liked it
Jun 24, 2012
Lori
rated it it was ok
Aug 09, 2012
B. Ross Ashley
rated it it was amazing
Oct 07, 2010
Catie
rated it really liked it
Jun 04, 2011
Jim Bartley
rated it really liked it
May 07, 2009
James
rated it liked it
Jul 14, 2012
Grecia Ramirez
Apr 04, 2017 rated it really liked it
Pretty good. Wildly interesting perspectives. The ending was slightly sad though. Wish it would've been longer, so we could have followed them a little more.
Rose
rated it liked it
Jun 16, 2015
Jane
rated it liked it
Feb 15, 2016
lynn
rated it liked it
Dec 19, 2015
Sharon Coleman
rated it really liked it
Jul 07, 2013
Sandra
rated it really liked it
Jul 18, 2012
Kyri Freeman
rated it liked it
Jan 16, 2016
Steve
rated it liked it
Jun 14, 2008
John
rated it it was ok
May 16, 2012
Nancy
rated it it was ok
Feb 08, 2011
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
61073
Pen name used by Elizabeth Eliot Carter.

Cecelia Holland is one of the world's most highly acclaimed and respected historical novelists, ranked by many alongside other giants in that field such as Mary Renault and Larry McMurtry. Over the span of her thirty year career, she's written almost thirty historical novels, including The Firedrake, Rakessy, Two Ravens, Ghost on the Steppe, Death of Attila,
...more
More about Cecelia Holland...

No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »