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I feel earthquakes more often than they happen : coming to California in the age of Schwarzenegger

Author: Amy Wilentz
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Author Wilentz moved to Los Angeles from a Manhattan wounded by September 11, only to discover a paradise marred by fire, flood, and mudslides. A lifelong easterner and an outsider in the West, she takes the reader on a picaresque journey from exclusive Hollywood soirées to a fantasy city in the Mojave desert, from the La Brea Tar Pits to celebrity-besotted Sacramento, from the tents of Skid Row to surf-drunk  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wilentz, Amy.
I feel earthquakes more often than they happen.
New York : Simon & Schuster, c2006
(OCoLC)607530956
Online version:
Wilentz, Amy.
I feel earthquakes more often than they happen.
New York : Simon & Schuster, c2006
(OCoLC)608840922
Named Person: Amy Wilentz; Arnold Schwarzenegger
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Wilentz
ISBN: 0743264398 9780743264396
OCLC Number: 68694477
Description: 322 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Prologue: California city --
The dead point --
Stardom in its purest form --
Dog days --
Theories of relativity --
Modern luxury --
These things --
Instant cities --
The game of celebrity.
Responsibility: Amy Wilentz.
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From one of the country's most astute contemporary writers comes an irreverent, inventive portrait of the state of California and its unlikely governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger.  Read more...

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"This is the way to travel through California -- as a passenger on Amy Wilentz's remarkable, funny, and vivid trip through the Land of Schwarzenegger. She has a sharp eye, a cool wit, a lyrical tone, Read more...

 
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