Louise Cunningham and her confidants, Amy, Dorthy, Ruby, and Constance come together at a time when California's culture of new freedom and opportunity is full of promise. The gold rush is essentially over and San Francisco is well on its way to becoming an epicenter of art and society on the West Coast. Historically based, the author's words come to life with authentic settings and a timeline of true historical events and characters including Jack London and Sarah Bernhardt. The story follows the intimate lives of five young girls becoming turn-of-the-century women of the west coast art scene.
About the Author
Rand Launer, a Santa Cruz artist and writer since 1967, has lived his entire life on the West Coast in desert, on beach, and up mountain. His natural tendency to live fully in a moment lends itself to the mindful detail and vivid imagery of his writing style. His natural tendency to live an artful life based in what has been done before him keeps him always seeking the Masters. Please enjoy his first published novel, The Bohemian Girls Art Club of San Francisco 1880-1906