A Rush of Dreamers: Being the Remarkable Story of Norton I, Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico
John Cech

Marlowe & Company, 1997. First edition As new in dust jacket. First edition. Hardcover. viii+ 215 pp. Novelized recreation of the life of Joshua Norton, an original '49er and resident of San Francisco who in 1859 declared himself Emperor Of The United States and Protector Of Mexico. Until his death in 1880, the eccentric Norton "presided" over public life in San Francisco, attendings functions dressed in his uniform and plumed hat. He eventally became one of the city's most publicized attractions. Hardcover 9781569247754 (Item ID: E19396)


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