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Carranco, Lynwood, and John T. Labbe

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ISBN 10: 087004236X / ISBN 13: 9780870042362
Editore: Caxton Printers, Caldwell, ID, 1975
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Inscribed by Carranco, "For Tony Keschner and Chad with warm regards - Sincerely, Lynwood Carranco." The story of the California redwood lumber industry. 145 pages with photographs. Map endpapers. Fine in fine dust jacket with just a hint of edge wear. Codice inventario libreria 21341

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Casa editrice: Caxton Printers, Caldwell, ID

Data di pubblicazione: 1975

Legatura: Hardcover

Condizione sovraccoperta: Dust Jacket Included

autografato: Inscribed

Edizione: First edition, first printing

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The story of the California redwood lumber industry also tells the stories of the men, the trains, and the land. Illustrations are outstanding for a vast collection of old historical photographs fill the pages. This is a MUST book for the historian, the railroad buff, and the timber enthusiast.

About the Author:

Lynwood Carranco was born in Samoa, Humboldt County, California (a former Hammond Lumber Company town). He graduated from Eureka High School and Humboldt State College, and received the M.A. degree from Columbia University and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Sarasota.

He spent time working in the mills and woods, and wrote many articles for scholarly journals on language, history, and folklore. He was the author of The Redwood Country: History and Language, and Folklore and Fundamentals of Modern English, a college remedial text. He was widely known as a reviewer of books on Northern California and the Northwest for Journal of the West and The California Historical Society Quarterly.

Mr. Carranco was Associate Professor of English at Humboldt State College (now Humboldt State University), then Head of the English Department, College of the Redwoods, Eureka, California. Carranco married the former Ruth Cannam of Eureka. Their two sons are Bob and Don. The family home is near Arcata, where Mrs. Carranco still resides.

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