Craven Street Books

WELCOME TO CRAVEN STREET BOOKS! Craven Street Books is an imprint of Linden Publishing, Inc. located in downtown Fresno, CA. Its primary focus is on the history, people, and places of California. Please telephone us if you have any questions about our books: 800-345-4447.
Crossing California: A Cultural Topography of a Land of Wonder and Weirdness
A Cultural Topography of a Land of Wonder and Weirdness by Sam McManis...
Highway 99: The History of California's Main Street
Stephen H. Provost Before it was a modern freeway, California’s State...
The Edge: The Pressured Past and Precarious Future of California's Coast
Kim Steinhardt and Gary Griggs The Pacific coast is the most iconic region...
An Artist and a Writer Travel Highway 1 South
The best loved and most spectacular drive in California is documented in a...
Explore the Famous Sites, Neighborhoods, and Vistas in 17 Enchanting Walks...
Choose Your Weapon
Choose Your Weapon: The Duel in California, 1847–1861 describes in graphic...
California's Deadliest Women
Dangerous Dames and Murderous Moms by David Kulczyk Illustrations by Olaf...
GOLD RUSH IN THE KLONDIKE: A Woman’s Journey in 1898–1899
When Josephine Knowles left for the Klondike gold fields with her husband in...
Pardon My Hearse: A Colorful Portrait of Where the Funeral and Entertainment Ind
Even celebrities die — and he was the man who picked up the bodies! Allan...
When San Francisco Burned: A Photographic Memoir of the Great San Francisco Eart
Early one spring morning, disaster struck San Francisco, and a young man...
Fresno Growing Up: A City Comes of Age: 1945-1985
If you grew up in Fresno, California, there are people and places you will...
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Behind San Quentin's Walls: The History of California’s Legendary Prison and Its
San Quentin is one of the most famous prisons in American history, featured...
The Enslavement of California’s Indians by the Spanish Missions
An Artist and a Writer Travel Highway 1 Central
The sequel to the authors’ acclaimed book An Artist and a Writer Travel...
1939: The Making of Six Great Films from Hollywood’s Greatest Year
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of this amazing year in Hollywood...
California Fruits, Flakes & Nuts
They call California the Granola State — a place where everyone is a...
San Francisco’s Playland at the Beach: The Golden Years
Available November 2013. Long before Disneyland, there was San Francisco’s...
Folsom's 93
Ninety-three men were hanged at California’s Folsom State Prison from 1895...
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