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Herbert Asbury Archives
Herbert Asbury • 78 Items / 16 Books, 48 Articles, 14 Reviews
The Barbary Coast (1933)
An Informal History of the San Francisco Underworld
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Published Reviews
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    San Francisco Sin (Review)
    The Barbary Coast, by Herbert Asbury
    1. The Barbary Coast by Herbert Asbury
    The Nation, August 30, 1933, p. 246
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    The Underworld of Old San Francisco (Review)
    The Barbary Coast, by Herbert Asbury
    1. The Barbary Coast by Herbert Asbury
    The Saturday Review, November 18, 1933, p. 274
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    About Books and Their Authors (4 Reviews)
    This Changing World, by Samuel S. Fels
    1. This Changing World by Samuel S. Fels
    2. Twenty Years A-Growing by Maurice O'Sullivan
    3. A Million Miles in Sail by John Herries McCulloch
    4. The Barbary Coast by Herbert Asbury
    The Literary Digest, August 26, 1933, pp. 22-23
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    Books and Reviews (5 Reviews)
    Anthony Adverse, by Hervey Allen
    1. Anthony Adverse by Hervey Allen
    2. Stranger's Return by Phil Stong
    3. The Barbary Coast by Herbert Asbury
    4. The Ape and the Child by W.N. Kellogg and Luella A. Kellogg
    5. The Romantic Exiles by Edward Hallett Carr
    The Outlook, August 1933, p. 55
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    Check List of New Books (6 Reviews)
    History
    1. The First World War: A Photographic History by Laurence Stallings
    2. Beginning the Twentieth Century by Joseph Ward Swain
    3. The German Jew: His Share in Modern Culture by Abraham Myerson and Isaac Goldberg
    4. The Rise of the City, 1878-1898 by Arthur Meier Schlesinger
    5. The Barbary Coast by Herbert Asbury
    6. The Introduction of the Ironclad Warship by James Phinney Baxter, 3rd
    The American Mercury, September 1933