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Quirky Berkeley, Volume 3 (Paperback)

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By Tom Dalzell, Traci Hui (Illustrator), Colleen Neff (Photographer)
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Following the success of Quirky Berkeley, "arbiter of the eccentric" (The New York Times) Tom Dalzell returns to take readers on a tour of even more artwork that peppers the proudly idiosyncratic Northern California city. Stroll along iconic Telegraph Avenue for views of painted-metal portrait sculptures of figures ranging from Rasputin to Mario Savio--even Heyday's founder, Malcolm Margolin--at the Mad Monk Center for Anachronistic Media. Hike up Marin for views of the steel skeleton forever riffing on a tenor saxophone. Dalzell points out murals honoring the Sandinistas and bas-relief sculptures of legendary Oakland Athletics on the home of a member of the Great Tortilla Conspiracy. And just where can you find the quirkiest garden ever? Included in every write-up are profiles of the residents, whom Dalzell is careful to portray not as stereotypical "Berzerkeleyites" but as individuals who have found their true north of exuberant self-expression.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781597144315
ISBN-10: 1597144312
Publisher: Heyday Books
Publication Date: November 1st, 2011
Pages: 104
Language: English