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The beat generation in San Francisco : a literary tour

Author: Bill Morgan
Publisher: San Francisco : City Lights Books, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This guide is packed with photographs and anecdotes that take you to the places where the Beats lived and loved and wrote books that changed American literature and culture. Based on in-depth interviews, it chronicles the West Coast Beat experience beginning in the late forties, when they first set foot in the City."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Guidebooks
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Morgan
ISBN: 0872864170 9780872864177
OCLC Number: 51086150
Description: xv, 232 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: North Beach --
City Lights Bookstore --
Telegraph Hill to Chinatown via Montgomery Street --
Grant Avenue to Fisherman's Wharf --
Broadway at Columbus to Washington Square --
Russian Hill and Cow Hollow --
Russian Hill to The Marina District --
Market Street --
The Embarcadero to the Financial District, Market Street to Civic Center --
Union Square --
Civic Center to Union Square --
Polk Gulch --
Polk Street to Japantown to Fillmore Street --
Haight-Ashbury --
Parnassus Heights to Golden Gate Park to Haight-Ashbury --
Far-Flung San Francisco --
South of Market --
Potrero Hill --
The Mission --
Richmond --
Sunset --
Park Merced --
East Bay --
Albany --
Berkeley --
Oakland --
Alameda --
South Peninsula --
San Bruno --
San Mateo --
La Honda --
Menlo Park --
Palo Alto --
San Jose --
Los Gatos --
Santa Cruz --
Watsonville --
Big Sur --
North Bay --
Sausalito --
Mill Valley --
Mt. Tam --
Bolinas --
San Quentin.
Responsibility: Bill Morgan ; introduction by Lawrence Ferlinghetti.
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