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Baghdad the Bay by Herb Caen

Baghdad

the Bay by Herb Caen

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The first edition of Caens post-World War II collection of stories about San Francisco. The collection describes the city as it was then, with its covenants against Chinese living outside of Chinatown, the former soldiers and sailors trying to holdMoreThe first edition of Caens post-World War II collection of stories about San Francisco. The collection describes the city as it was then, with its covenants against Chinese living outside of Chinatown, the former soldiers and sailors trying to hold down jobs and find a place to live, and the drinking culture that has been a constant in the city for over 150 years.One of the better quotes, which still applies, is this: San Francisco, the city born with the soul of a harridan.