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By Gwen Bristow

The New York Times bestseller that brings to existence the passionate, adventurous women and men who remodeled San Francisco in the course of the California gold rush.

Kendra involves San Francisco, a sleepy city of 9 hundred humans, simply because her stepfather, a military colonel, is charged with overseeing its defenses in the course of the Mexican conflict. Marny arrives from Honolulu to establish a playing corridor. Neither expects to be swept up in a single of history’s maximum adventures, which starts while tiny flakes of gold are found within the California hills.

As either younger women stick to their desires into the mining camps and again to a swiftly growing to be San Francisco, they stumble upon formidable settlers, sailors, miners, ranchers, and mysterious drifters, males who will provide them love or friendship or will holiday their hearts. but Kendra and Marny’s lives remain founded at the Calico Palace, the little playing operation in a tent in glossy Gulch that turns into the main opulent playing residence in California.

exciting and wealthy in actual old detail, Calico Palace is fine old fiction that informs and entertains.

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