3 edition of A tenderfoot in Southern California found in the catalog.
A tenderfoot in Southern California
Mina Deane Halsey
1908 by Printed for the author by J.J. Little & Ives Co. in New York .
|Statement||by M.D. Yeslah.|
|Contributions||J.J. Little & Ives Co.|
|LC Classifications||F867 .H18|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 149,  p. (last 2 p. blank) ;|
|Number of Pages||149|
|LC Control Number||08030676|
Halsey's "A Tenderfoot in Southern California" wasn't a guide book. Publication history[ edit ] Facsimile of an original manuscript page of the book in Richard Henry Dana 's hand. The seller has specified an extended handling time for this item. The Jazz Age is over, although not everyone in Los Angeles knows it. The Los Angeles that emerged was by turns fabulous, monstrous, and profoundly ordinary. He describes terrifying storms and incredible beauty, giving vivid descriptions of icebergswhich he calls incomparable.
The story eventually saw print in Thrilling Adventures in During this trip, he revisited some of the sites mentioned in the book as well as seeing old friends, including some that had been mentioned in the book, and others he did not like, such as the company agent he had worked with, Alfred Robinsonwho by this time was himself an author of a book on California. Upon reaching Staten Island known today as Isla de los Estadosthey know they have nearly come around the Horn. Aftersatires of the narrow mindedness of the city's mostly Midwestern and lower-middle-class newcomers replaced Halsey's comic complaints about boarding house meals and the price of trolley tickets. But a San Francisco ride-sharing company?
Misbehavior was common. Some of the " romance of the ranchos " leaks into tour, but the Bartletts also include the dispossession of Mexican landowners in the years followingthe Chinese Massacre ofand the faded elegance of the city's turn-of-the-century hotels and grand houses. Nottingham, a former Times journalist, edited government and transportation news when Uber arrived in Los Angeles in Advertisement This is no dry business profile but a tale that Isaac has deeply reported yet still made accessible. Waldie D.
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He A tenderfoot in Southern California book terrifying storms and incredible beauty, giving vivid descriptions of icebergswhich he calls incomparable. The men and women Halsey mocked as unsophisticated rural characters would be recast as grotesques in the carnival of folly and excess that was to be the new image of Los Angeles.
What she saw was always from the comfortable perspective of the city's Anglo ascendency. She expected her readers to be familiar with Mexican street food.
Along with Jessie Fremont and her party, he went to Yosemite Valley. Afterwards[ edit ] First edition of Two Years Before the Mast, InDana published a new edition which removed some content from the original and added an appendix entitled "Twenty-Four Years After".
Advertisement This is no dry business profile but a tale that Isaac has deeply reported yet still made accessible. Dana also makes a tellingly accurate prediction of San Francisco 's future growth and significance.
His city is more than a backdrop for Hollywood. It is strange that one should be so minute in the description of an unknown, outcast sailor, whom one may never see again, and whom no one may care to hear about; but so it is.
His chapters describing Cape Horn must have been written with an icicle. Dana also included the subsequent personal histories of Captain Thompson and many of the officers and crew members of the Pilgrim and Alert.
Dana expressed gratitude to Robinson for being polite to him, despite Dana not being kind to him in his book. Waldie D.
This appendix recounts his A tenderfoot in Southern California book to California inafter the Gold Rushby which time the state had been totally transformed. Shipping cost cannot be calculated. Some of the " romance of the ranchos " leaks into tour, but the Bartletts also include the dispossession of Mexican landowners in the years followingthe Chinese Massacre ofand the faded elegance of the city's turn-of-the-century hotels and grand houses.
Dana's father first approached Harper and Brothersas they were his publishers, though the Danas rejected the original offer for 10 percent in royalties after the first 1, sold.
On Aug. At one point he has an infected tooth, and his face swells up so that he is unable to work for several days, despite the need for all hands. He befriended Kanaka native people of the Sandwich Islands— Hawaiian Islands sailors in the ports, one of whose lives Dana would save when his captain would as soon see him die.
The city's post story may be shallow by comparison with other cities, hardly 80 years deep, but for the Bartletts the story is crowded with incidents that amuse, stir, puzzle, or sadden.
Well-to-do-tourists would come in fewer numbers and stick to A tenderfoot in Southern California book fixed route from downtown to Hollywood, through Beverly Hills, to Santa Monica. Landlords were grasping penny pinchers. Some people we see under no remarkable circumstances, but whom, for some reason or other, we never forget.
Please enter a valid ZIP A tenderfoot in Southern California book. This essay draws on the first and last editions. Italians are named with an ethnic slur. Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the balance is not paid in full within 6 months.
Two Years Before the Mast was finally published in September in two versions,  without credit to Dana on the title page.
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