LIBRARY invites influential individuals to share three titles from their bookshelf; one from their past, one from their present and one they recommend to the next guest in the series, who is also nominated by them.
The relatively new corpse found in the contents of an accidentally exploded outhouse is identified as Bill O'Rourke, star of a TV show that publicly exposes adulterous spouses, which provides a list of subjects with strong motives.
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The Modesto Census County Division, which includes the cities of Ceres and Riverbank, had a population of 312,842 as of 2010 Modesto is located in the Central Valley, 90 miles (140 km) north of Fresno, 40 miles (64 km) north of Merced, California, 92 miles (148 km) east of San Francisco, 68 miles (109 km) south of the state capital of Sacramento, 66 miles (106 km) west of Yosemite National Park, and 24 miles (39 km) south of Stockton.
Modesto has been honored as a Tree City USA numerous times.
With fields of grain, a nearby Tuolumne River for grain barges, and railroad traffic, the town grew.
Irrigation water came from dams installed in the foothills, and irrigated fields of vegetables and fruit and nut trees flourished. During World War II, the area provided canned goods, powdered milk, and eggs for the US armed forces and Allied forces.
The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index for 2011, which interviews 1,000 participants about their jobs, finances, physical health, emotional state of mind and communities, ranked Modesto 126 out of the 190 cities surveyed.