Tag Archives: Gold Rush

“Every weekend night became a spontaneous parade called the K Street cruise”

July 7, 2012

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Throughout its tenure in the heart of the River City, K Street has boasted everything from the Grand Electric Carnival and Days of ’49 celebration to Christmas spectacles and the K Street cruise. As William Burg notes in his introduction, “This book stretches, like K Street, from the birth of Sacramento at the river’s edge […]

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History Press Announces First Sacramento Book

June 19, 2012

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Once the well-trafficked merchant corridor of Gold Rush Sacramento and later the circuit for teenage cruisers, Sacramento’s K Street has a vibrant and colorful past. This summer, The History Press is proud to announce a new book by Sacramento historian William Burg Sacramento’s K Street: Where Our City Was Born. From its founding, K Street mirrored […]

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The Clara Nevada is reviewed by The Anchorage Press

July 19, 2011

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Steven C. Levi is a prolific author who has written in genres ranging from poetry to nonfiction. His recent History Press book, The Clara Nevada: Gold, Greed, Murder and Alaska’s Inside Passage, is the true story of a Gold Rush era steamer that sank under mysterious circumstances in 1898… The ship was carrying 15 tons […]

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Interview with Steven Levi, Author of The Clara Nevada

June 7, 2011

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AK: What inspired you to begin researching the story of the Clara Nevada? SL: The driving force in my writing is to find subjects that are both unique and interesting. I want to write books on subjects no one has considered. When I heard that the CLARA NEVADA had sunk and then re-surface ten years […]

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The Clara Nevada is reviewed by The Baltimore Sun

June 7, 2011

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Frederick N. Rasmussen of The Baltimore Sun interviews Steven C. Levi about his book The Clara Nevada: Gold, Greed, Murder, and Alaska’s Inside Passage and the Alaska ghost ship’s curious connection to Baltimore. [follow the link here]

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