Southern California: an Island on the Land
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.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DavidRainey - LibraryThing
Loved this book. It takes you back to before urban sprawl, when there were still orange groves in the area. It's quite a shock when you compare the author's So. California to what it is today. Read full review
Review: Southern California: An Island on the LandUser Review - Jon Boorstin - Goodreads
Though it was written in the 1940's, this is the essential book on Southern California. McWilliams writes clearly and eloquently, and as a reporter and government official, he has a broad and deep ... Read full review