The Resource Los Angeles stories, Ry Cooder, (ebook)

Los Angeles stories, Ry Cooder, (ebook)

Label
Los Angeles stories
Title
Los Angeles stories
Statement of responsibility
Ry Cooder
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Los Angeles Times's and Southern California Indie Bookseller Association's Bestseller! 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 criminals, grifters, and all sorts of women at foggy end-of-the-line outposts in Venice Beach and Santa Monica. Rich with the essence and character of the times, suffused with the patois of the city's underclass, these are stories about the common people of Los Angeles, "a sunny place for shady people," and the strange things that happen to them. Musicians, gun shop owners, streetwalkers, tailors, door-to-door salesmen, drifters, housewives, dentists, pornographers, new arrivals, and hard-bitten denizens all intersect in cleverly plotted stories that center around some kind of shadowy activity. This quirky love letter to a lost way of life will appeal to fans of hard-boiled fiction and anyone interested in the city itself
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Cooder, Ry
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Noir fiction, American
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Los Angeles stories, Ry Cooder, (ebook)
Link
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780872865495
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11859420
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11859420
System control number
MWT11859420
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Los Angeles stories, Ry Cooder, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780872865495
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11859420
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11859420
System control number
MWT11859420
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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