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Los Angeles stories

Author: Ry Cooder
Publisher: San Francisco : City Lights, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Los Angeles Stories is a collection of loosely linked, noir-ish tales that evoke a bygone era in one of America's most iconic cities. In post-World War II Los Angeles, as power was concentrating and fortunes were being made, a do-it-yourself culture of cool cats, outsiders, and oddballs populated the old downtown neighborhoods of Bunker Hill and Chavez Ravine. Ordinary working folks rubbed elbows with petty  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Noir fiction
Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cooder, Ry.
Angeles stories.
San Francisco : City Lights, ©2011
(DLC) 2011033566
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ry Cooder
ISBN: 9780872865495 0872865495
OCLC Number: 769188243
Description: 1 online resource (232 pages)
Responsibility: Ry Cooder.

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World-famous musician Ry Cooder publishes his first collection of stories, with a nod to Raymond Chandler and Nathanael West.  Read more...

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"In Los Angeles Stories, his first published collection of stories, Ry Cooder pays homage to the jazz, the blues and the Latin beat of a bygone era. He also honors a cast of boisterous musicians, Read more...

 
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