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Back in the days when the roads leading into town were dirt and narrow, a series of piers lined the ... [Read more]

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Frank Norris, author of McTeague and The Octopus, grew up in Oakland and San Francisco. He attended the University of California for four years, but failed to graduate because of poor grades in mathematics. After spending a year studying literature at Harvard, Norris left for South ..." [More]

Excerpted from The Santa Cruz Venetian Carnival by Frank Norris