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GARBAGE University of Nevada Press | Reno, Nevada 89557 usa Copyright © 2018 by University of Nevada Press All rights reserved All photographs courtesy of the author unless otherwise noted. Cover design by Martyn Schmoll Book design by Virginia M. Fontana Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Names: Stefanelli, Leonard Dominic, 1934- author. Title: Garbage : the saga of a boss scavenger in San Francisco / Leonard Dominic Stefanelli. Description: Reno & Las Vegas : University of Nevada Press, 2017. Identifiers: lccn 2017006307 (print) | lccn 2017039587 (e-book) | isbn 978-1-943859-39-9 (paperback) | ISBN 978-0-87417-559-2 (e-book) Subjects: lcsh: Stefanelli, Leonard Dominic, 1934- | Sanitation workers—California— San Francisco—Biography. | Sunset Scavenger Company—History. | Sunset Scavenger Company—Biography. | bisac: biography & autobiography / Personal Memoirs. | history / United States / State & Local / West (ak, ca, co, hi, id, mt, nv, ut, wy). | nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection. Classification: LCC HD8039.S2572 U666 2017 (print) | LCC HD8039.S2572 (e-book) | DDC 338.7/628442092 [B] —dc23 LC record available at The paper used in this book meets the requirements of American National Standard for Information Sciences\—Permanence of Paper for Printed Library Materials, ansi/niso z39.481992 (r2002). First Printing Manufactured in the United States of America Cover photo: Pasquale Fontana coming up a driveway from a backyard collection site on Cole Street, San Francisco, 1972. ...


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