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Baghdad-by-the-Bay.

Herb Caen

Baghdad-by-the-Bay.

by Herb Caen

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • San Francisco (Calif.) -- Description and travel.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination276 p. :
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14497315M

    why do they occasionally refer to SF as "bagdad by the bay?" -- rob howard ([email protected]), Ap Answers This name was given to the City by Herb Caen, famous columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle (who passed away recently) because he loved San Francisco with a passion. 2 February , Los Angeles Times, "Herb Caen Dies in Beloved 'Baghdad by the Bay" by Jennifer Warren, pg. 1: Herb Caen, America's most enduring metropolitan newspaper columnist and the man who served as this city's social and cultural compass for more than half a century, died early Saturday of lung cancer. He was

    Merry Christmas Gianni & Baghdad By The Bay. I am so grateful that a friend of mine recommended this page to me. It has helped me fall in love with San Francisco all over again and I ended up writing a book because of this site and the wonderful people on it who have given me such incredible feedback. A daily aggregate addition to the Baghdad by the Bay Blog by Eric Kauschen San Francisco is banning reusable shopping bags to prevent outside germs from entering grocery stores as the coronavirus pandemic affects cities around .

    Baghdad by the Bay - Herb Caen - First Edition - - Signed. Book is in excellent condition, has library checkout card on inside cover. Signed on second blank page. Dust jacket shows signs of wear and yellowing scotch tape.   Baghdad by the Bay was a compliment of very high order, implying that San Francisco possessed a civic minded citizens whose world view was enlightened and egalitarian. Baghdad has fallen into a dark period in the intervening decades, but as a San Francisco resident I think the spirit that Herb Caen wrote about so passionately still flourishes.


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I read this book and several others written by Herb Caen and found all of them delightful and insightful The last purchase of a Caen book, The Cable Car and the Dragon, was made by me a scant 25 years ago.

No one it seems had a better talent for relating fact and fiction about Baghdad By The Bay than Herb Caen/5(13). Baghdad-By-The-Bay is a delightful portrait of one of the most fascinating cities in the United States, San Francisco.

In the sharp, pungent prose so familiar to the hundreds of thousands of readers of his daily column in the San Francisco Examiner, Herb Caen writes of the many things for which this city is famous: Chinatown, the unusual climate, the cable cars, Alcatraz, and the /5(13).

Baghdad by the Bay by Caen, Herb and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at San Francisco, officially the City and County of San Francisco and colloquially known as SF, San Fran, Frisco, or The City, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern Francisco is the 15th most populous city in the United States, and the fourth most populous in California, withresidents as of It covers an area of about CSA: San Jose–San Francisco–Oakland.

Baghdad by the Bay book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The first edition of Caen's post-World War II collection of stor /5. Baghdad By The Bay, San Francisco, CA. likes. The blog about the life, history and culture of San ers: I attended and graduated from George Washington High School, class of Every day when I walked down the halls I saw WPA on the walls that I knew about not from school teaching so much as because my Uncle Al’s first wife, Shirley Staschen Triest was a WPA artist that helped paint the murals in San Francisco’s Coit Tower.

Apparently a few people who aren’t former. Baghdad. Or, seen in many early western publications as "Bagdad." It caught the world’s eye in the s when it became the capital of Iraq. Boundaries of. Herb Caen (/ k æ n /; –) was a San Francisco humorist and journalist whose daily column of local goings-on and insider gossip, social and political happenings, painful puns, and offbeat anecdotes—"a continuous love letter to San Francisco" —appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle for almost sixty years (excepting a relatively brief defection to The San Francisco Born: Herbert Eugene Caen, April 3.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title: Baghdad by the Bay. Description: pages ; 18 cm: Responsibility: Herb Caen. Baghdad-by-the-Bay; Etymology.

Coined by American columnist Herb Caen in the late s, likely reflecting the multiculturalism and exotic character of the city, while also identifying the city with a great historical cultural and intellectual center, as well as possibly implying a moral association with Babylon.

Proper noun. Baghdad by the Bay. Years ago, this wide-eyed kid from Sacramento dubbed it Baghdad-by-the-Bay, a storybook city of spires and minarets, gay banners fluttering in the breeze. A viewtiful city, he called it, a Saroyanesque pastiche of lovable gamblers and boozy bohemians spouting half-aphorisms in saloons run by patrician publicans.

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Herb Caen is the author of Baghdad by the Bay ( avg rating, 61 ratings, 11 reviews, published ), Don't Call It Frisco ( avg rating, 29 rating /5. The next video is starting stop. Loading Watch Queue.Sculptor Fred Parhad was born in the Iraqi capital and remembers hearing the name “Baghdad by the Bay” when he lived in West Portal, San Francisco as a child in the mids.

He thought it was neat that the romance and history of an Iraqi city — the most civilized and advanced city in the Middle Ages — was important in America.