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Assembling California, by John McPhee: A Review

Assembling California is the fourth volume of John McPhee’s books chronicling the geology and geologists of North America, collectively titled Annals of the Former World. While describing the continent from the far eastern extent of Interstate 80 to its western terminus … Continue reading

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Cannery Row, by John Steinbeck: A Review

After visiting Monterrey, California, I was entranced by the place,and immediately wished that there had been more time there than just enough for a stroll and a visit to the Monterrey Bay Aquarium. The town seemed to have an interesting character and … Continue reading

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