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3 edition of Guidebook to the Bay Area found in the catalog.

Guidebook to the Bay Area

Sheila K. Robinson

Guidebook to the Bay Area

a guide for finding your way around the bay from Napa to Monterey

by Sheila K. Robinson

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Published by Napa Sonoma Press in Palo Alto, Calif .
Written in English

  • San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
    • Subjects:
    • San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 154-158) and index.

      Other titlesStanford House Staff Auxiliary
      Statementby Sheila K. Robinson ; [cover design and map illustrations by Deborah Baldwin].
      LC ClassificationsF868.S156 R636 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination171 p. :
      Number of Pages171
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1447018M
      ISBN 10096376733X
      LC Control Number93086355

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        In a poll last year by the Bay Area Council, for example, 57% of the people surveyed by the business group said that the region was on the “wrong track” — .

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