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The Annals of San Francisco

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1855. Written by three journalists who were witnesses to and participants in the extraordinary events they describe, The Annals of San Francisco is both an essential record for historians and a delightful narrative for general readers. Over 100 historical engravings are included. Partial Contents: Expeditions of Viscaino; Conduct of the Fathers towards the natives; Pious F ...more
Paperback, 592 pages
Published May 1st 2005 by Kessinger Publishing (first published September 1st 1993)
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L.J.
Nov 23, 2010 marked it as to-read
This book is SO freakin' good. Seriously, if I'd had this as a history text in High School I would know a thing or two worth knowing... and be hugely entertained in the process.

On the other hand, finding it now is like finding a treasure map: the map itself being the treasure.

Loren
Dec 11, 2013 rated it did not like it
I wanted to like this, but it is unfortunately too much a product of its time. What I really want to read is the updated, edited, and shortened version, without the bigotry.
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