The Sun Never Sets: Reflections on a Western Life

L.W. "Bill" Lane Jr.

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The Sun Never Sets: Reflections on a Western Life

The Sun Never Sets Reflections on a Western Life The Sun Never Sets tells the extraordinary story of L W Bill Lane Jr longtime publisher of Sunset magazine pioneering environmentalist and U S ambassador Written with Stanford historian Bertrand Pa

  • Title: The Sun Never Sets: Reflections on a Western Life
  • Author: L.W. "Bill" Lane Jr.
  • ISBN: 9780804785112
  • Page: 204
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Sun Never Sets tells the extraordinary story of L.W Bill Lane, Jr longtime publisher of Sunset magazine, pioneering environmentalist, and U.S ambassador Written with Stanford historian Bertrand Patenaude, this fascinating memoir traces Sunset s profound impact on a new generation of Americans seeking opportunity and adventure in the great American West Bill LanThe Sun Never Sets tells the extraordinary story of L.W Bill Lane, Jr longtime publisher of Sunset magazine, pioneering environmentalist, and U.S ambassador Written with Stanford historian Bertrand Patenaude, this fascinating memoir traces Sunset s profound impact on a new generation of Americans seeking opportunity and adventure in the great American West Bill Lane was a Californian whose life spanned a vital period of the state s emergence as the embodiment or symbol of the country s aspirations His recollections offer readers a rich slice of the history of California and the West in the 20th century Recounting his boyhood move from Iowa to California after his father purchased Sunset magazine in 1928, and his subsequent rise through the ranks of Sunset, Bill Lane s memoir evokes the American West that his magazine helped to shape It illuminates the sources of Sunset s canny appeal and its manifold influence in the four major editorial fields it covered travel, home, gardening, and cooking while taking readers behind the scenes of American magazine publishing in the 20th century The Sun Never Sets also reveals the evolution of Bill Lane s views and roles as an influential environmentalist and conservationist with strong connections to the national and California state parks, and it recounts his two stints as U.S ambassador in Japan in the 1970s, and in Australia in the 1980s This memoir will especially appeal to readers interested in the history of the American West, environmental conservation and preservation, and publishing.

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