The Wealthy of Old Nob Hill

In FORGIVEN, after Kula's rude introduction to San Francisco's meaner streets (as described in my last post), she finds her way to the home of her future benefactor. Here's how she describes it: "Turrets and towers, porches and balconies...these only began to describe what looked like a confection of furbelows and curlicues and fancies." Before the earthquake and fire of 1906 San Francisco was … [Read more...]