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Kevin Starr, Prolific Chronicler of California’s History, Dies at 76

In an eight-part opus about his home state, Mr. Starr showed how “the California of fact and the California of imagination shape and reshape each other.” 19 more words

Kevin Starr, author of California histories and former state librarian, dies at 76 - LA Times

Great historian and writer, enjoyed his books, he brought to life and to the pages the stories that made California’s history…


“Filling this gap would become his life’s work, making him the state’s foremost historian and one of its most revered public intellectuals. 58 more words

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Kevin Starr, California's premier historian, dies at 76 - NewsOK.com


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Kevin Starr, California's premier historian, dies at 76
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FILE – In this March 29, 2004, file photo, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, right, and state Librarian Kevin Starr, smile after unveiling the design chosen for the California Quarter during ceremonies in Sacramento, Calif. 68 more words

Kevin Starr, California's premier historian, dies at 76 - NewsOK.com


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Kevin Starr, California's premier historian, dies at 76
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FILE – In this March 29, 2004, file photo, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, right, and state Librarian Kevin Starr, smile after unveiling the design chosen for the California Quarter during ceremonies in Sacramento, Calif. 68 more words

Kevin Starr, California's premier historian, dies at 76

Former California State Librarian Kevin Starr, who is deemed the pre-eminent historian of the Golden State, has died.

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Americans and the California Dream by Kevin Starr--Chapter I: Prophetic Patterns 1786-1850

This doesn’t count as a resolution, but on New Year’s Day I finally embarked on reading Kevin Starr’s history of California which currently stands at six volumes, last time I checked. 775 more words

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What I Read: October & November 2016

To help me stay on track in my 2016 goals, I’m documenting the books I read all year. I liked the three-sentence reviews I wrote for August and September, so I’m going to do that again. 563 more words

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