CALIFORNIA AS A PLACE TO LIVE by John A. Crow

CALIFORNIA AS A PLACE TO LIVE

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KIRKUS REVIEW

An enthusiastic immigrant to the Golden State who has also lived in other parts of the country stakes his claim for a wonderful place to live with a book to guide or decide newcomers. Climate may be California's drawing card, but she holds her man by her infinite variety. Her past is proud, her present productive. Mr. Crow tells of both, and writes of the land and cities as well. Los Angeles, Southern California's Coastal Riviera and Inland Valleys and Deserts, the Great Central Valley, the High Sierras, Golden Gate Country, the Redwood Empire, all have their special charms. The prospect for jobs, farming and industry, the housing possibilities for the prospective settler who is also assured that the schools are among the the country has to offer. A fine prospectus of California, natural and man- made, this is perhaps short on people and politics, and does not discuss the opportunities offered to professionals or the recent upheavals in the schools which politics have caused...

ISBN: 0548448914
Publisher: Scribner