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    • Hillinger's California

    • Stories from All 58 Counties
    • By: Charles Hillinger
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 7

    The California revealed here is not the stereotypical land of movie stars, sensational trials, or tourist snapshots, but instead a remarkable patchwork of out-of-the-way places and everyday people. Former Los Angeles Times columnist Charles Hillinger hones in on what makes each county unique, such as Johnny Heinold's First and Last Chance tavern in Alameda County where Jack London first began writing his stories.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Charming and off-beat true stories

    • By Mark on 03-08-13

    Regular price: $19.57

    • Charles Hillinger's America

    • People and Places in All 50 States
    • By: Charles Hillinger
    • Narrated by: Dennis McKee
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    This collection is the fruit of Charles Hillinger's nearly 46-year dream job spent traveling the United States as a feature writer and columnist for the Los Angeles Times, which resulted in 6,000 human and general-interest stories. He traveled, came home to write, and hit the road again.

    Regular price: $20.97

    • California Characters

    • An Array of Amazing People
    • By: Charles Hillinger
    • Narrated by: Dennis McKee
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    For 46 years, author Charles Hillinger journeyed around the world writing human-interest stories for the Los Angeles Times. He also helped to create and produce special features for the popular NBC television show Real People. From these experiences comes California Characters, a collection of stories about intriguing, eccentric, or simply amazing individuals.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ordinary People Make History

    • By Philip on 05-03-09

    Regular price: $20.97