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Literary SitesAlcatraz - San Francisco, CA

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Alcatraz.... served as a fort and a prison...and now as a tourist attraction. The island and prison are the setting for Gennifer Chodenko's novel for young adults "Al Capone Does My Shirts (Al Capone at Alcatraz #1)"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 12/17/2014

last visited: 2/21/2019

Image for Heinold's First and Last Chance -Jack London's "John Barleycorn" - Oakland, CAview gallery

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Literary SitesHeinold's First and Last Chance -Jack London's "John Barleycorn" - Oakland, CA

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London mentioned this saloon 17 times in his book.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 1/25/2008

last visited: 12/3/2018

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SS26.6 km

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Literary SitesBurrit Alley - "Maltese Falcon" - San Francisco, CA

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A plaque marks the spot of a fictional even from the book The Maltese Falcon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 6/24/2010

last visited: 1/9/2012

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Literary SitesGolden Gate Bridge - San Francisco, CA

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In Mark Z. Danielewski's novel "House of Leaves" a scene from Chapter 15 takes place here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 3/9/2015

last visited: 3/11/2019

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Literary SitesCliff House / Sutro Baths - San Francisco, California

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The area immediately around Cliff House is part of the setting of Jack London's novel The Scarlet Plague, written in 1912. The story is told in 2073 of a plague that struck the world in 2013, reducing the population of the world to less than 500.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 10/20/2013

last visited: 10/3/2013

Image for “The Kite Runner”- Lake Elizabeth (Central Park) – Fremont, CAview gallery

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Literary Sites“The Kite Runner”- Lake Elizabeth (Central Park) – Fremont, CA

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The end of the best seller takes place at Lake Elizabeth, also known as Central Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 9/26/2007

last visited: 6/15/1995

Image for College Park Station - Jack London's "Call of the Wild" - San Jose, CAview gallery

SESE81.6 km

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Literary SitesCollege Park Station - Jack London's "Call of the Wild" - San Jose, CA

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Jack London used the College Park station in the first chapter of his novel "Call of the Wild"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 10/2/2013

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Literary SitesJohn Steinbeck's Cannery Row

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A street in Monterey, immortalized by "Cannery Row," "Tortilla Flat" and "Sweet Thursday"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: California

date approved: 5/31/2006

last visited: 11/8/2014

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