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10,000 Years on the Salinas Plain: An Illustrated History of Salinas City, California

by Gary S. Breschini, Trudy Haversat & Mona Gudgel
Heritage Media Corp., March 2000.
Sponsored by the Monterey County Historical Society.

Introduction, by Assemblyman Peter C. Frusetta

HARDBOUND/DUSTCOVER 208 Pages 12 ¼”(h) x 9 ¼”(w)

10,000 Years on the Salinas Plain captures the history of many diverse people who sought and labored to develop the rich soil upon which the City of Salinas was born. The book reveals the history of men and women who overcame droughts, floods, earthquakes, financial hardships, wars, the Great Depression and social unrest in order to build and grow a community into the agricultural giant that it is today. 

$39.95 + tax