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A new volume in the author's multivolume study of California focuses on the period from 1990 to 2003, drawing on a variety of personal impressions, news stories, anecdotes, facts, and analyses to examine a period of intense upheaval and turmoil in the Golden State, from the rise and fall of Silicon Valley to the Northridge earthquake to the recall election of Arnold Schwarzenegger. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

About the Author

Kevin Starr is University Professor of History at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. From 1994 to 2004, he served as the state librarian for California. His writing has won a Guggenheim Fellowship and gold and silver medals from the Commonwealth Club of California. He divides his time between San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Table of Contents

pt. I. Coast of dreams. Surf's up! ; Zen California ; Mind games ; Bon app

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307795267
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Subject:
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Author:
Starr, Kevin
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Publication Date:
20060214
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
800

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