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Pacific Ocean Park : the rise and fall of Los Angeles' space-age nautical pleasure pier

Author: Christopher Merritt; Domenic Priore
Publisher: Port Townsend, WA : Process, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An amusement pier reinvented as a theme park, P.O.P. operated for less than ten years (1958 to 1966), but remains a nostalgic memory for many Angelenos.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Merritt; Domenic Priore
ISBN: 9781934170526 1934170526
OCLC Number: 885298545
Description: 262 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 x 29 cm
Contents: Foreword by Brian Wilson --
Turf Club & television : the creation and design of Pacific Ocean Park --
Suspension of disbelief : the attractions of Pacific Ocean Park --
Teenage wasteland : the death of Pacific Ocean Park.
Responsibility: by Christopher Merritt and Domenic Priore ; foreword by Brian Wilson.

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An amusement pier reinvented as a theme park, P.O.P. operated for less than ten years (1958 to 1966), but remains a nostalgic memory for many Angelenos.

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