Southern California: An Island on the Land
Packed with magnificent material on Southern California's Galaxy of personalities, this book provides insights into subjects ranging from the origins of 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 Financier 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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - deusvitae - LibraryThing
A fantastic history of southern California, detailing the cultural changes, the boom cycle, the geography and climate, and other various elements of southern California from its discovery by Spaniards ... Read full review