Southern California: an island on the land

by Carey McWilliams

Paperback, 1973

Call number

917.94/9/035

Publication

Santa Barbara [Calif.] Peregrine Smith, 1973.

Description

Packed With Magnificent Material On Southern California's Galaxy of Person Alities, This Book Provides Insights Into Subjects Ranging From The Origins Hollywood To The Flowering of International-Style Architecture. and It Does That By Looking At Personalities As Diverse As Helen Hunt Jackson To Aimee Semple McPherson, Huntington The Finan- Cier To Hatfield The Rainmaker.

Media reviews

When Spanish explorers sailed upon California they thought it a golden island. Now Carey McWilliams, who has explored Southern California in a new, delightful way, shows that it really is an island on the land, surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and by the great desert lying behind the tall arch of
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DDC/MDS

917.94/9/035

Original publication date

1946

Physical description

xxviii, 387 p.; 22 cm

ISBN

0879050071 / 9780879050078

Language

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