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Napa Valley Chronicles

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Napa Valley Chronicles by Lauren Coodley
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In 1905, Napa's mayor, J.A. Fuller, announced, Napa for half a century has been slumbering in a Rip Van Winkle sleep but she has awakened at last." Back then, fifteen cents bought coffee and a donut at the Depot and Sawyer's Tannery made soft leather baseball gloves. In this collection, local author Lauren Coodley reimagines the unvarnished country life of historic Napa Valley through the stories of notables like postmaster Ernest Kincaid, "Napa Register" reporter Phyllis King, firefighter historian Rita Bordwell and Brewster's owners Rachel and Larry Friedman. Trace the region's lasting legacy, from the time when a horse and buggy purchased Browns Valley to the days when art galleries replaced blue-collar businesses and the California grape took center stage from Sunsweet prunes."
Release date Australia
September 3rd, 2013
Illustrations
Illustrations, black and white
Imprint
History Press Library Editions
Pages
162
Dimensions
152x229x11
ISBN-13
9781540232977
Product ID
28116197

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