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A Free Library in This City: The Illustrated History of the San Francisco Public Library
A Free Library in This City: The Illustrated History of the San Francisco Public Library (by Peter Booth Wiley)
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Peter Coyote’s contribution to this illustrated history of San Francisco Public Library is called “Time to Be Savored Not Saved.” The book was researched and written by Peter Booth Wiley. As a collaborative publishing enterprise, it united writers and illustrators in public celebration of the city’s rich artistic heritage. The book includes specially commissioned essays on libraries by twenty-five of the Bay Area’s leading writers including Coyote, Michael McClure, and Martin Cruz-Smith. Its foreword is by Isabel Allende, who served as the book’s literary editor.
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Peter Coyote’s contribution to this illustrated history of San Francisco Public Library is called “Time to Be Savored Not Saved.” The book was researched and written by Peter Booth Wiley. As a collaborative publishing enterprise, it united writers and illustrators in public celebration of the city’s rich artistic heritage. The book includes specially commissioned essays on libraries by twenty-five of the Bay Area’s leading writers including Coyote, Michael McClure, and Martin Cruz-Smith. Its foreword is by Isabel Allende, who served as the book’s literary editor.

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About Peter

After graduating from Grinnell College with a bachelor’s degree in English literature in 1964, and despite having been accepted at the prestigious Writer’s Workshops in Iowa, Coyote moved to the West Coast to pursue a master’s degree in creative writing at San Francisco State...

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Published Reviews

Dec.13.2007

Actor Peter Coyote’s autobiography of those years [1965 through 1975], “Sleeping Where I Fall,” falls into the [bittersweet] category, fondly reminiscing about long-lost loved ones of the underground while...