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111 Places in Silicon Valley That You Must Not Miss Cover Image
ISBN: 9783740804930
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Published: Emons Publishers - June 10th, 2019


Silicon Valley has captured the imagination of the entire world. How well do you know our community? A terrific gift for long-term residents, recent transplants, tourists, or those simply curious about our corner of the world—this book has something for everyone! (Praveen)

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Alta California: From San Diego to San Francisco, a Journey on Foot to Rediscover the Golden State Cover Image
ISBN: 9781640091658
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - November 5th, 2019

Follow along as Nick Neely walks the historic El Camino Real from San Diego to San Francisco in celebration of its 250th anniversary. A truly unique and intimate portrait of the King’s Highway. (Amanda)

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Freeman's: California Cover Image
By John Freeman (Editor)
ISBN: 9780802147875
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Published: Grove Press - October 8th, 2019

This transcendent anthology, edited by John Freeman, captures all the different voices of contemporary California, allowing us to discover the mythological and geographical heart of this place. The stories and poems gathered here are like a trail of shimmering pebbles left to mark our way home. (Aggie)

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Tartine: A Classic Revisited: 68 All-New Recipes + 55 Updated Favorites (Baking Cookbooks, Pastry Books, Dessert Cookbooks, Gifts for Pastry Chefs) Cover Image
By Elisabeth M. Prueitt, Chad Robertson, Alice Waters (Foreword by), Gentl + Hyers (Photographs by)
ISBN: 9781452178738
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 1st, 2019

This beloved San Francisco bakery has updated its baking bible! Tartine revises classic recipes and adds more than 60 new ones, including its legendary Morning Buns. Filled with beautiful, drool-worthy photographs, this is the perfect book for anyone who bakes…or eats. (Stephanie)

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The Nature of Yosemite: A Visual Journey Cover Image
By Robb Hirsch (Photographer), John Muir Laws (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9781930238916
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Yosemite Conservancy - September 10th, 2019

This photography book is a perfect treasure for Yosemite visitors, dreamers, and lovers of nature. Robb Hirsch has explored Yosemite for decades and knows how to capture its moods and grandeur with photographs. This book pairs them with essays by experts revealing the many systems that make Yosemite the unique wonder it is. (Marilyn)