MANY CALIFORNIAS: Literature from the Golden State
Edition: First printing, a large trade paperback.
Reno, NV: University of Nevada Press, (1992). SIGNED first edition - A wonderful anthology, covering a very broad range of writers - included are sections on the rise of regions in California, the San Francisco Renaissance, the Fresno poets and many more. Contributors range from Mary Austin to John Muir to Chandler, from Sherley Anne Williams, Wanda Coleman and Amy Tan to Ella Leffland, from Jack Kerouac to Charles Bukowski, Bob Kaufamn, Kate Braverman. SIGNED at TWO authors at their contributions : Maxine Hong Kingston and Floyd Salas (signed and dated) . Introductory essays to each section, and brief biographies of the writers included. 388 pgs. ISBN: 0-87417-1830.
Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.