9780762754236

It Happened in Southern California, 2nd Remarkable Events That Shaped History

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  • ISBN13:

    9780762754236

  • ISBN10:

    0762754230

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-12-08
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot
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Summary

Written in a lively, easy-to-read style, this book features approximately 30 stories written for history buffs of all ages.

Author Biography

Noelle Sullivan is a historian and storyteller who lives in West Yellowstone, Montana. She has published two small books of history, It Happened in Southern California (Falcon/Globe Pequot, 1996) and M-e Ecci Aashi Awadi: The Knife River Indian Villages (Theodore Roosevelt Nature & History Association, 1996). Her essays and stories have been featured in The New Montana Story and Writing Montana: Literature Under the Big Sky, among other places. She writes for the blog Montana Gael, www.MontanaGael.blogspot.com, and is at work on a biography of an early Irish visitor to Yellowstone Park, the Earl of Dunraven. She has a master's degree in the history of the American West from the University of New Mexico, and specializes in Irish-American studies. She is mother to three lovely Irish dancers.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. viii
Big Bears and Basketmakers-1600sp. 1
Scurvy's Harbor-1769p. 4
An Offer They Couldn't Refuse-1781p. 7
Dana's Rappal-1835p. 10
The Old Woman's Gun-1846p. 13
Christmas in Death Valley-1849p. 16
The Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island-1853p. 19
An Atmosphere of Suspicion-1871p. 23
A Day of Rest-1873p. 26
Letting in the Sunshine-1888p. 30
So Much Depends on a Bug-1891p. 33
Leaving Independence-1900p. 35
A Destructive Dream-1905p. 38
Walking on Water-1907p. 41
Violent Times-1910p. 46
A Reel Western-1912p. 49
The Last Flight of Hollywood's Wingwalker-1920p. 52
Sister Aimee Resurfaces-1926p. 58
A Stately Pleasure Dome-1929p. 61
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