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The left coast : California on the edge

Author: Philip L Fradkin; Alex Fradkin
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Philip L. Fradkin, one of California's most acclaimed environmental historians, felt drawn to the coast as soon as he arrived in California in 1960. His first book, California: The Golden Coast, captured the wonder of the shoreline's natural beauty along with the controversies it engendered. In The Left Coast, the author and his photographer son Alex Fradkin revisit some of the same places they explored together in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Fradkin, Philip L.
Left coast.
Berkeley : University of California Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010035056
(OCoLC)659413037
Named Person: Philip L Fradkin; Alex Fradkin; Alex Fradkin; Philip L Fradkin
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip L Fradkin; Alex Fradkin
ISBN: 9780520948778 0520948777 1283277883 9781283277884
OCLC Number: 707083190
Description: 1 online resource (x, 115 pages, [109] of plates) : color illustrations
Contents: Coastal memories --
The wild coast --
The agricultural coast --
The residential coast --
The tourist coast --
The recreational coast --
The industrial coast --
The military coast --
The political coast.
Responsibility: photos by Alex L. Fradkin ; text by Philip L. Fradkin.

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A story of a close relationship within a probing study of a varied and contested coastline. It revisits some of the same places the author and his son explored together in the early 1970s.  Read more...

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"Intertwines history, geology, memories, and anecdotes in flowing, poetic text that meanders through time." Publishers Weekly 20110711 "The author wields a pen, memories of the past, and keen Read more...

 
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