Reprint of Classic Tales

September 10, 2013 

A reprint of author Alton Pryor's "Classic Tales in California History," including some of California's most memorable events, is now available.

The story of outlaw Black Bart, who robbed 28 Wells Fargo stagecoaches, is among the 36 chapters on California's historical events.

Each chapter in Pryor's books comprises a stand-alone incident in California's history. Reader's will learn where California's last "dry" town was located, and be able to read about "Emperor Norton," one of California's most colorful and revered characters.

In the book, James Marshall relates the incidents surrounding his discovery of Gold at Coloma, an event that changed the landscape of California. Readers can also learn about "Wheelbarrow Johnny" who came west to look for gold and ended up making wheelbarrows. He later went on to become one of the nation's most noted automobile magnates.

The book retails for $11.95. It is also available as an ebook at

Readers can learn more about the author and his 50-plus books at The author can be contacted at:

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