Shaping the West | April 10, 2013 | Almanac | Almanac Online |


Cover Story - April 10, 2013

Shaping the West

Bill Lane's compelling account of the hard-won success of Sunset magazine

by Dave Boyce

It's a safe bet that few can now say what these four things have in common: asparagus, the sliding glass door, a wilderness vacation, and teaching teenagers to cook. According to the new book "The Sun Never Sets: Reflections on a Western Life," Sunset magazine introduced and gained acceptance for all this and much more in Western households.

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