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Eccentrics, Heroes, and Cutthroats of Old Berkeley

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Published by RSB Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History / United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLila LaHood (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11751049M
    ISBN 10096782043X
    ISBN 109780967820439
    OCLC/WorldCa166329531

    Book Reviews by Harlan Kessel: Berkeley: A City in History, by Charles Wollenberg. Eccentrics, Heroes, and Cutthroats of Old Berkeley, by Richard Schwartz. January , Vol. XXXIV, No. 1 Feature Article: The Railroads Through Irvington, by Wes Hammond. A personal story recounting the arrival and expansion of the railroads to and through this. of Eccentrics, Heroes, and Cutthroats of Old Berkeley; Earthquake Exodus, ; Berkeley ; and The Circle of Stones. Originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he graduated from Temple University with a bachelor's degree in English Literature. An outdoor enthusiast and animal lover, Schwartz worked on a Pennsylvania Dutch farm for two.


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