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Writing Los Angeles : a literary anthology

Author: David L Ulin
Publisher: New York : Library of America : Distributed to the trade by Penguin Putnam, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Collects short fictional works and excerpts, poetry, essays, journalism, and diary entries on the City of Light as contributed by top authors, in a volume that considers such topics as the city's history, culture, and architecture.

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Genre/Form: Anthologies
Literary collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David L Ulin
ISBN: 1931082278 9781931082273
OCLC Number: 49699250
Description: xix, 880 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: from Echoes in the city of the angels / Helen Hunt Jackson --
The land / Mary Austin --
from The rules of the game / Stewart Edward White --
from Sixty years in Southern California, 1853-1913 / Harris Newmark --
California and America / Vachel Lindsay --
from Laughing in the jungle / Louis Adamic --
Los Angeles. A rhapsody / Aldous Huxley --
Sister Aimee / H.L. Mencken --
from Oil! / Upton Sinclair --
from Queer people / Carroll and Garrett Graham --
from God sends Sunday / Arna Bontemps --
The City of Our Lady the Queen of the Angels / Edmund Wilson --
Paradise / James M. Cain --
Golden land / William Faulkner --
Pacific village ; A thing shared / M.F.K. Fisher --
from Promised land / Cedric Belfrage --
Red wind / Raymond Chandler --from Ask the dust / John Fante --
from The day of the locust / Nathanael West --
from Diaries / Christopher Isherwood --
Last kiss / F. Scott Fitzgerald --
from Autobiography : Hollywood / Charles Reznikoff --
A table at Ciro's / Budd Schulberg --
Landscape of exile ; Hollywood elegies ; Californian autumn ; The democratic judge ; The fishing-tackle ; Garden in progress ; from Journals / Bertolt Brecht --
from If he hollers let him go / Chester Himes --from America is in the heart / Carlos Bulosan --
from Southern California country : an island on the land ; from North from Mexico / Carey McWilliams --
from America day by day / Simone de Beauvoir --
Hollywood / Truman Capote --
Death in Hollywood / Evelyn Waugh --
from The labyrinth of solitude / Octavio Paz --
The pedestrian / Ray Bradbury --
The mattress by the tomato patch / Tennessee Williams --
from The barbarous coast / Ross Macdonald --
from On the road / Jack Kerouac --
from "Ocian in view" / Lawrence Clark Powell --
The slide area / Gavin Lambert --
from Slum by the sea / Lawrence Lipton --
from Superman comes to the supermarket / Norman Mailer --
The lost world / Randall Jarrell --
The kandy-kolored tangerine-flake streamline baby / Tom Wolfe --
Goodbye surfing, hello God! / Jules Siegel --
Los Angeles notebook ; The Getty ; Quiet days in Malibu ; Fire season / Joan Didion --
waiting ; betting on now ; The death of my father / Charles Bukowski --
from The kindness of strangers / Salka Viertel --
from Los Angeles : the architecture of four ecologies / Reyner Banham --
from Beneath the underdog / Charles Mingus --
from Bike riding in Los Angeles / Marc Norman --
Autopia / Cees Nooteboom --
The city of robots / Umberto Eco --
from David Hockney by David Hockney / David Hockney --
Los Angeles : the know-how city / Jan Morris --
from The sexual outlaw / John Rechy --
Eureka! / John Gregory Dunne --
from Straight life / Art Pepper --
from Seeing is forgetting the name of the thing one sees ; L.A. glows / Lawrence Weschler --
Preface and postscript to Chinatown / Robert Towne --
August, Los Angeles, lullaby / Carol Muske --
Angel baby blues / Wanda Coleman --
from Anywhere but here / Mona Simpson --
Night song of the Los Angeles basin / Gary Snyder --
from Golden days / Carolyn See --
from I was looking for a street / Charles Willeford --
Going up in L.A. / Ruben Martinez --
from The control of nature / John McPhee --
from City of quartz / Mike Davis --
City of specters / Lynell George --
from Devil in a blue dress / Walter Mosley --
Las vistas / Mary Helen Ponce --
Coming home to Van Nuys / Sandra Tsing Loh --
The tooth of crime / James Ellroy --
from Volcano / Garrett Hongo --
Where worlds collide / Pico Iyer --
Burl's / Bernard Cooper --
from The atlas / William T. Vollmann --
from Holy land / D.J. Waldie --
Beneath Mulholland / David Thomson.
Responsibility: edited by David L. Ulin.
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Collects short fictional works and excerpts, poetry, essays, journalism, and diary entries on the City of Light as contributed by top authors, in a volume that considers such topics as the city's history, culture, and architecture.


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