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Literary L.A.: Expanded from the Original Classic and Featuring the Coffeehouse Scene Then and Now

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Literary L.A. — the book and the city — is a rich blend of diverse strands and contrasting textures. Those who helped to weave this literary tapestry were — like many who wound up being representative of Los Angeles — often transients: literary gypsies in imposed or self-imposed exile. Among the literary figures discussed in this latest edition of Literary L.A. are Oscar Zeta Acosta, Charles Bukowski, Henry Miller, Ken Kesey, Carey McWilliams, Charles Lummis, Jacob Zeitlin, Louis Adamic, Nathanael West, Robinson Jeffers, Malcolm Lowry, Thomas and Heinrich Mann, Upton Sinclair, John Steinbeck, Aldous Huxley, Jack London, Theodore Dreiser, and many others.

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ISBN:
9781879395220
Author:
Rolfe, Lionel
Publisher:
California Classics Books
Location:
Los Angeles, Calif.
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
American literature
Subject:
Authors, American
Subject:
City and town life in literature
Subject:
Los angeles
Subject:
Bohemianism
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Series Volume:
GTR-527
Publication Date:
20020331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.94x6.10x.61 in. .82 lbs.

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