Frances Dinkelspiel

Frances Dinkelspiel is an award-winning journalist and the great-great granddaughter of Isaias Hellman. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, People, San Francisco Magazine, the San Jose Mercury News, and other venues. She lives in Berkeley, California.


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Towers of Gold

Frances Dinkelspiel
St. Martin's Griffin

Isaias Hellman, a Jewish immigrant, arrived in California in 1859 with very little money in his pocket and his brother Herman by his side. By the time he...


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