San Francisco Secrets: Fanscinating Facts about the City by the Bay

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9780811822220: San Francisco Secrets: Fanscinating Facts about the City by the Bay

Did you know that the Golden Gate Bridge is designed to sway 27 feet in an earthquake? Or that famous Lombard Street, the Crookedest Street in the World actually isn t even the crookedest street in San Francisco? Written by the same author who brought us Play Ball and other best-selling trivia books, this quirky compendium of fun facts and stories about The City is cut in the shape of the Golden Gate Bridge. From BART s transbay tube that sits 130 feet below the surface of the San Francisco Bay to the top of the 853-foot-tall Transamerica Pyramid, all of San Francisco s best-kept mysteries are revealed and popular but inaccurate myths are exploded. A distinctive souvenir for visitors, a great impulse buy for locals, and a necessary dispute settler for San Francisco fanatics everywhere, this book takes a fresh approach to the City That Knows How, but prefers not to.

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John Snyder is a sportswriter and the author of Play Ball (0-8118-0038-5), Basketball! (0-8118-0308-2), Goal! (0-8118-0463-1), and Hockey! (0-8118-0560-3). He lives in Cincinnati but left his heart in San Francisco, where he may return one day if he can fi

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