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Cemeteries of Eastern Sierra (Images of America) (Signed By Author), Philibert-Ortega, Gena
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Author Name    Philibert-Ortega, Gena

Title   Cemeteries of Eastern Sierra (Images of America) (Signed By Author)

Binding   Paperback

Book Condition   Near Fine

Size   8vo - over 7" - 10" Tall

Publisher   Charleston, SC Arcadia Publishing 2007

ISBN Number    0738547867 / 9780738547862

Inscription   Signed by Author

Seller ID   045415

Near fine - looks close to new. Inscribed on the half-title in ink by the author to someone: "To _____ & _____ Best Wishes! Gina Philibert-Ortega."

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California's Eastern Sierra region, encompassing Inyo and Mono Counties, is a paradise of striking contrasts and beauty. Early settlers came to this area--now known chiefly for recreational activities such as fishing, hiking, and skiing--for its mining and agricultural prospects. Towns like Bodie, Lundy, and Keeler rose with the promise of quick riches but failed when the promise dimmed. Throughout this unique landscape are sprinkled the poignant resting
places of early pioneers. Reflecting the diversity of the natural setting, the area's cemeteries range from the Mono County Cemetery overlooking Mono Lake to the overgrown cemetery at the Civil War-era Fort Independence to the garden cemeteries of Bishop. The
monuments in these cemeteries, along with the beautiful country that surrounds them, honor the men and women who once carved lives out of this rugged wilderness.

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