Koehler, Cheryl Angelina

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Koehler, Cheryl Angelina




Home—Oakland, CA. Office—Edible East Bay, 5245 College Ave. #836, Oakland, CA 94618. E-mail—[email protected]


Journalist and freelance writer. Edible East Bay magazine, Oakland, CA, publisher and editor. Has also worked in dance and design.


Touring the Sierra Nevada, University of Nevada Press (Reno, NV), 2007.

Contributor to periodicals, including East Bay Express, San Francisco Chronicle, Castro Valley Forum, and Market Hall News.


Cheryl Angelina Koehler is the publisher and editor of Edible East Bay, a quarterly magazine that reports on the farmers, fishermen, and chefs of the San Francisco Bay area who are dedicated to producing and using locally grown seasonal foods. She is also the author of Touring the Sierra Nevada, a travel guide to the 400-mile span of mountains that separates California and Nevada. In the work, Koehler offers ten driving tours, ranging from day trips to week-long adventures, to such destinations as Lake Tahoe, Yosemite National Park, and Gold Country. She also provides advice about local campgrounds, restaurants, and hotels and motels. In addition, the author provides information about the region's history, geology, and economy, as well as maps, photographs, and recipes. ‘Koehler emphasizes that it is not necessary to be a hiker or avid recreation seeker to discover this grand and welcoming region,’ observed a contributor in SirReadaLot.org, ‘but readers should have some reliable means of transportation, basic good sense, and a healthy respect for the challenges of travel through a high mountain wilderness.’ Reviewing Touring the Sierra Nevada in Library Journal, Joseph L. Carlson praised Koehler's narrative style, writing, ‘At times, her prose reads like poetry, but she remains practical and realistic.’ In the Los Angeles Times, Susan Salter Reynolds observed: ‘This extensive guide to the Sierras has the feel of old-fashioned adventure, of travel the way it once was."



Library Journal, March 15, 2007, Joseph L. Carlson, review of Touring the Sierra Nevada, p. 85.

Los Angeles Times, March 11, 2007, Susan Salter Reynolds, review of Touring the Sierra Nevada.

Reference & Research Book News, May, 2007, review of Touring the Sierra Nevada.


SirReadaLot.org,http://www.sirreadalot.org/ (November 1, 2007), review of Touring the Sierra Nevada.

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