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What's the matter with California? : cultural rumbles from the golden state and why the rest of us should be shaking

Author: Jack Cashill
Publisher: New York : Threshold Editions, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Threshold editions hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Casts a skeptical eye on the nation's most liberal and populous state, in an anecdotal survey that likens California to an American Rome of over-indulgence and over-regulation that fails to meet its ideals.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Cashill
ISBN: 9781416531029 1416531025
OCLC Number: 78788999
Description: 354 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The blue plate comes unglued --
The upheaval of the beige --
The fall of the sky blues --
The wearing of the green --
The Benneton colors disunite --
The rainbow loses its luster --
The third great awakening.
Responsibility: Jack Cashill.
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In this biting response to the national bestseller, "Whats the Matter with Kansas?," author and columnist Cashill skewers liberals and the predominantly democratic state of California.  Read more...

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"Thoroughly brave, unsparingly clear-eyed, and absolutely entertaining. Like California, it's an exploration of the sublime and the ridiculous, a juxtaposition of the awful, the titillating, and the Read more...

 
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