Item description for The Little Big Book of California by Natasha Tabori Fried...
Full of observations natives will appreciate, but also the ideal souvenir for tourists, this book is designed with vintage art and packed with literary excerpts, poems, facts, songs, quotes, legends, and recipes celebrating the Golden State.
Literary Excerpts for authors such as Joan Didion, Jack London, John Steinbeck, and Amy Tan.
Poems by the likes of Robert Hass, John Muir, and Walt Whitman.
Fact Spreads including Famous Californians, Moments in History, Earthquakes, and Surf's Up.
Song Lyrics including " I Left My Heart in San Francisco, "California Girls," and "San Andreas Fault."
Legends and Lore of everything you ever wanted to know about California, including the building of San Francisco's bridges, the Gold Rush, the Water Wars, and Hollywood.
Recipes for California nouveau classics like BBQ Chicken Pizza, California Rolls, and Chinese Chicken Salad join more traditional fare such as Crab Louis and Fish Tacos.
Vintage Americana postcard and paper ephemera that illustrates eras of time gone by.
Natasha Tabori Fried is Managing Editor of Welcome Enterprises. She has co-edited The Little Big Book of Chills and Thrills, The Little Big Book of America, and The Little Big Book of New York for Welcome Books. She lives in New York City.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.5" Width: 6.5" Height: 6.75" Weight: 1.85 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2005
Publisher Welcome Books
ISBN 1932183701 ISBN13 9781932183702
Availability 1 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 25, 2017 07:57.
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More About Natasha Tabori Fried
NATASHA TABORI FRIED is the managing editor of Welcome Books. She has conceived, edited, and produced numerous titles, including "The Christmas Almanac," "The Little Big Book of Love," and "The Little Big Book of Comfort Food." She lives in New York with her husband and son. LENA TABORI is publisher of Welcome Books. She has conceived and edited numerous titles, including "The Little Big Book for Moms," "The Little Big Book for Grandmothers," and "Love: A Celebration in Art and Literature"(STC). She recently welcomed her first grandchild into the world.
Natasha Tabori Fried currently resides in New York City, in the state of New York.
Reviews - What do customers think about The Little Big Book of California?
The Little Big Book of California Dec 28, 2007
I bought the book to give to my daughter for Xmas... she lives in Colorado. . .remind her of home--fun look at California. . .glad that I found it in a boutique store and then purchased on this site (quite a savings). . .
Fantastic and very unusual book, suitable for all ages Jan 19, 2007
This is a wonderful collection of stories and poems by well-known authors. There are also numerous recipes, as well as interesting facts about California people, places, products, and history. Each small page is a different pastel color and contains a background illustration over which the text is printed. None of the stories is longer than a few pages, making it something you can pick up when you have only a few moments to read.
I liked this book so much, that after buying it for myself, I purchased several other copies to give as gifts for friends.