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The land of orange groves and jails

Upton Sinclair"s California

by Upton Sinclair

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Published by Santa Clara University, Heyday Books in Santa Clara, Calif, Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968 -- Homes and haunts -- California,
    • Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- California,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
    • California -- Social life and customs,
    • California -- Description and travel,
    • California -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Lauren Coodley.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesA California legacy book
      ContributionsCoodley, Lauren.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3537.I85 A6 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3295494M
      ISBN 101890771953
      LC Control Number2004017891
      OCLC/WorldCa56086105

      Lauren Coodley began her career tutoring students for the GED and teaching night school psychology. She invented and taught classes ranging from women’s history to overcoming math anxiety. Her books include: Napa Valley Farming (co-written with Paula Amen Judah); The Land of Orange Groves and Jails: Upton Sinclair's California; Napa: The Transformation of an American Town; If Not to History.   According to the book “Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination” by Neal Gabler, Buzz identified 40 parcels in Orange County. Some .

      History. The land that is Orange County was part of the first land to come up from below the Early Oligocene sea – million years ago and is known as Orange County's Rock Spring location is a Pleistocene fossil-bearing area and has yielded a vast variety of birds and mammals including giant sloth, mammoth, camel, and the dire wolf dating around million years ago. Lauren Coodley is a historian specializing in gender, labor, and locale. She is the editor of The Land of Orange Groves and Jails: Upton Sinclair’s California and the author of three books on local history, as well as California: A Multicultural Documentary History.

      Modern Times Bookstore Valencia St. (near 20th St.) Land of Orange Groves and Jails: Upton Sinclair's California Date: Saturday July A new mini-anthology of Sinclair's California works, The Land of Orange Groves and Jails: Upton Sinclair's California (Heydey; $), provides a fascinating glimpse into that era of the golden state, whose public debates from the past still resonate and bear an eerie resemblance to those of today.


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