Ruth Wertzberger Carlson
An award-winning international travel writer for two decades, her byline has appeared in two anthologies and numerous publications including American Way, Bon Appetit, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the San Jose Mercury news.
After her first successful book Secret San Francisco: a guide to the weird, wonderful and obscure she recently wrote about the entire Golden State. Secret California: a guide to the weird, wonderful and obscure uncovers the state's oddities from Angels Camp to ZZYZX.
In Secret California you discover a living cemetery, a perfume museum with a whale poop exhibit, a town with a secret language, and a garden that never grows. Don't visit California before learning about the places locals try to keep secret!