CALIFORNIA UNCOVERED: Stories for the 21st Century.

[Anthology, signed] Didion, Joan; Maxine Hong Kingston, Yxta Maya Murray and Luis J. Rodriguez, signed; Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee; Justice, William E. and Quay, James, editors.

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SIGNED first edition - First printing, a trade paperback original, not issued in hardcover. An anthology of stories and excerpts by those who lived and wrote in California, ranging from John Steinbeck to Khaled Hosseini - SIGNED by FIVE authors: Joan Didion at the excerpt from "Where I Was From" by Yxta Maya Murray at an excerpt from "The Conquest" , by Maxine Hong Kingston at an excerpt from 'China Men' and Luis Rodriguez at "My Ride, My Revolution" and twice by Chitra Divakaruni - at her introduction and at an excerpt from 'The Unknown Errors of our Lives.' Among the other contributors are Paul Beatty, Joan Didion, Gary Soto, Richard Rodriguez, James D. Houston, , Robert Haas, David Mas Masamoto, Robinson Jeffers and more. Each story is preceded by a photograph of the author and brief notes. Reading guide and thematic table of contents. Published by the California Council of Humanities. xv, 379 pp. Near fine in glossy black wrappers (few small check marks on table of contents, usual light toning to the pages). Uncommon signed. LIMITED TIME SALE: All prices shown have been REDUCED by 25% for the ABEBOOKS SALE. Free wrapping on request - go 'green' with reusable fabric or traditional paper. Dust jackets are protected with archival covers, and books are carefully packed for shipping. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Hear and feel this dynamic California in the words of established writers like John Steinbeck, Maxine Hong Kingston, and Joan Didion, as well as compelling new voices that reveal California in all its complexity.

California Uncovered is a central component of the California Stories Uncovered campaign a statewide program sponsored by the California Council for the Humanities designed to inspire people to tell and listen to stories that get at the reality beneath the headlines, statistics, and stereotypes about the state and its people.

About the Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is the award-winning author of The Mistress of Spices, Sister of My Heart, Queen of Dreams, and many other books.

William E. Justice studied Russian literature at the University of Kansas and is currently special projects manager at Heyday Books.

James Quay has served as the executive director of the California Council for the Humanities since 1983.

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Publisher: Berkeley, CA: Heyday Books, (2005.)

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