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The Story Of Inyo
W.A. Chalfant
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The Story Of Inyo

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Published (first published 1922)
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Gordon Matassa
Mar 06, 2007 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: CA history
This is a very well-crafted account of the history of the Owens Valley in the Eastern Sierras (Inyo County, CA) from the time of the Piautes & Shoshones, to the white pioneers, and to the destruction and hostile takeover by Los Angeles' despicable greed for water. ...more
Apr 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great book!

What a great book about the history of early Inyo County! While I am quite familiar with the physical geography, I wasn't so aware of the history. Now I know why all those creeks, mountains, and other locations are named as they are. This will greatly enhance my next trip to the region ...
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W.A. (Bill) Chalfant began his newspaper career at age 8 when he started the Juvenile Weekly printed on a small press given him by his father. Only death - at age 75 brought his editing career to an end.

Young Chalfant grew up in a printshop, first at Virginia City's famed Territorial Enterprise where his father worked and then in his beloved Inyo County where he and his father founded the Inyo Reg

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