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Published: 08 May 1997

512 Pages | 38 halftones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195100792

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The Dream Endures

California Enters the 1940s

Kevin Starr

Americans and the California Dream

  • Starr's histories have been routinely well-reviewed and well-received--this volume should be no exception
  • Deals with what is, perhaps, the most colorful era in California history, with the broadest national appeal
  • Enless lure of the motel, sportswear, drive-ins, barbeques, surfing, tennis, and golf--this volume charts the growth of the "good life," one of California's biggest (and most influential) gifts to the nation at large
  • Here is Hollywood in all of its glory
  • Recap sales of prior volumes: Inventing the Dream sold 12,000 in hardcover; Material Dreams sold 7,000 in hardcover; and Endangered Dreams has sold 5,500 in hardcover to date. California Dream,