San Francisco /

Spectacular color photographs capture the exuberance of this most cosmopolitan of American cities, evoking the personality of the city that has consistently fostered dreamers--from gold-seekers to hippies.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Moorhouse, Geoffrey, 1931-2009.
Corporate Author: Time-Life Books.
Other Authors: Maisel, Jay, 1931-
Format: Book
Published: Amsterdam : Time-Life Books, ©1979.
Series:Great cities (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Table of Contents:
  • City of Golden Dreams
  • picture essay: riddles for the eye
  • Money, Money, Money
  • Stop-and-Go Symphony
  • picture essay: sturdy veterans of the heights
  • A Singular Sense of Neighborhood
  • picture essay: a unique, thousand-acre playground
  • The Tradition of Nonconformity
  • picture essay: easy-going lifestyles
  • A Rich Racial Mix
  • Serene and Indifferent to Fate
  • picture essay: an intimacy with wind and water
  • Acknowledgements and Bibliography