The Great Book of California The Crazy History of California with Amazing Random Facts & Trivia by Bill O'Neill is a great reading if you are a passionate of traveling and you want to discover much more about one of the sunniest states of the US, California .
Plenty of curiosities, starting from the name of California, adding the most populated Californian's cities, remembering the plague arrived from Hong Kong at the beginning of the XX century like also the terrible quake in the city of San Francisco, without forgetting Hollywood, actors in policy, the ones who marked an era, for everyone Shirley Temple, the complete failure of the inauguration of Disneyland, and why Disneyland was wanted so badly by Walt Disney, Wine Industry and what it meant during the prohibitionist era drinking, passing through phantoms, unresolved mysterious cases of murders or disappearances, music, famous writers or sports-men born in California, all of it and much much more in this fantastic, creative, happy reading.
And, for testing your knowledge, at the end of every chapter, five in total, a little quiz.
Highly recommended. I thank Library Thing and the author for this eBook.
Anna Maria Polidori