Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster

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Picador, 2000 - Fiction - 484 pages
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ECOLOGY OF FEAR: Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A formidable intellectual history of how Los Angeles, the locus of postwar American dreams, became the avatar of national nightmares of physical and social destruction. In this decade, L.A. has ... Read full review

Ecology of fear: Los Angeles and the imagination of disaster

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Davis's quirky social history of Los Angeles, City of Quartz (LJ 1/91), has become a regional best seller and gained legions of fans across the country. His new work shares many of that book's best ... Read full review

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