City Limits City Limits is a collection of eight versatile short stories about the diverse people living in and coming from San Francisco s Mission District These people spanning a range of races and cultures al
Title: City Limits
Author: James Toland
City Limits is a collection of eight versatile short stories about the diverse people living in and coming from San Francisco s Mission District These people, spanning a range of races and cultures all with dreams, hopes and plans are living on the meanest streets of America s most beautiful city For some, lives are filled with promise others face only a dead end.City Limits is a collection of eight versatile short stories about the diverse people living in and coming from San Francisco s Mission District These people, spanning a range of races and cultures all with dreams, hopes and plans are living on the meanest streets of America s most beautiful city For some, lives are filled with promise others face only a dead end Here s a look at the stories Baseball Blues Set in 1962, and concluding today, three boys ditch school to camp out for tickets to the Giants Yankees World Series They get the tickets but discover they can make a small fortune selling them They do but are arrested as scalpers In a detention facility they meet hardcore delinquents Detained only a short time, the experience changes their lives forever But the Yankees won the series 4 games to 3 Building Fences Set in 1968, a troubled young man is offered the choice of a jail term or volunteer for Army service He s selected the latter but wonders if he made the right decision Friends are returning from Vietnam in boxes and his father and uncle, who despise each other, give him advice based on World War II experiences He hates to leave, especially with the friction that rages between him and his father, new wounds opening daily The Opponent Set today, a failed boxer makes one last ditch attempt to shine in the ring before making a solid commitment to a career in crime His criminal colleagues think he s wasting his time and theirs They are just about ready to do something about it if the boxer doesn t join them on a computer chip heist The boxer has other plans He ll try to evade them Poodle Palace Set today, a young black sailor returns to the city to find limited vacancies He s forced to take a dingy room in the house of an eccentric old woman, apparently a bigot Bothered by her and her poodles and cats, he attempts to move on but is somehow stuck Though he shacks up with his new girlfriend, he ends up back at the old house But that house is about to change and so is he One Way Ticket Set today, a successful writer reflects on his life when joining three high school friends to celebrate his birthday His present They have kidnapped a parolee who, when they were teens, killed their best friend and injured them all in a drive by shooting It s time for revenge, but can these now prosperous adults conjure up the rage to murder their life long nemesis Yes and no Frisco Noir Set today, a female Mexican American detective is facing economic hard times and pressure from her family to find respectable work Meanwhile her wealthy brother needs her services to scare his son straight off of drugs She plans a night tour of San Francisco s dark side It s tense, dangerous, exciting It works Whale Watch Set today, an Italian American insurance man has had enough of everything He ll ditch his family, his job and his life in the waters off Maui He has a plan But now it s complicated by the captain, crew and passengers of a snorkel tour boat and a giant whale Will it work Aloha Last Mile Set today, the black sheep makes one last effort to return home and smooth things out with his family It s not easy and he meets strong resistance Grudges run deep and understanding is pretty thin In the end, there s a surprise and maybe half a victory.
City Limits uses investigative journalism through the prism of New York City to identify urban problems, examine their causes, explore solutions, and equip communities to take action. Palo Alto, California Official Site Located miles south of San Francisco and miles north of San Jose, Palo Alto is a community of approximately , residents Part of the San Francisco Metropolitan Bay Area and the Silicon Valley, the City s boundaries extend from San Francisco Bay on the east to the Skyline Ridge of the coastal mountains on the west The City encompasses an area of approximately square miles, one City Limits Bakery Cafe Home WELCOME TO CITY LIMITS _____ _____ Excellent I absolutely love this little gem of Bellevue I am always pleased with my experience the food is delicious and fresh, the staff are very kind and friendly. City Limits Realty Harrisburg Lancaster, PA Rentals City Limits Realty, LLC is a full service Property Management Company with properties located in both Lancaster and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania If you are moving within the Harrisburg and Lancaster area, please contact us to assist you with all of your real estate needs. Home City Limits Party Central There s never a dull moment at City Limits Let us provide the place, food and entertainment All you have to bring is the party Palo Alto, California Palo Alto p l o l t o is a charter city located in the northwest corner of Santa Clara County, California, United States, in the San Francisco Bay Area.Palo Alto means tall stick in Spanish the city is named after a coastal redwood tree called El Palo Alto. The city was established by Leland Stanford Sr when he founded Stanford University, following the death of his City of Palo Alto, CA Departments The government of the City of Palo Alto exists to promote and sustain a superior quality of life in Palo Alto In partnership with our community, our goal is to deliver cost effective services in a personal, responsive and innovative manner. City Limits Rock Island City Limits, located in Rock Island, IL, specializes in great tasting food and service you can count on City Limits offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner everyday of the San Jose, CA Official Website Zoning Map This interactive zoning map identifies the zoning district designations, as referenced in the Zoning Ordinance, of property within the City of San Jos s incorporated area City limits Search for an address in the map below and then left click on the property for details. Hayward Parcel search, demographic analysis, industry reports, and dynamic mapping tools.
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