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Slab City : dispatches from the last free place

Author: Charlie Hailey; Donovan Wylie
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Under the unforgiving sun of southern California's Colorado Desert lies Slab City, a community of squatters, artists, snowbirds, migrants, survivalists, and homeless people. Called by some "the last free place" and by others "an enclave of anarchy," Slab City is also the end of the road for many. Without official electricity, running water, sewers, or trash pickup, Slab City dwellers also live without law  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charlie Hailey; Donovan Wylie
ISBN: 9780262038355 0262038358
OCLC Number: 1019834123
Notes: Map inserted in pocket on inside of back cover.
Description: xiii, 175 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Charlie Hailey ; photographs by Donovan Wylie.

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An architect and a photographer explore a community of squatters, artists, snowbirds, migrants, and survivalists inhabiting a former military base in the California desert.  Read more...

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