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
"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. Ry Cooder is a world-famous guitarist, singer, and composer known for his slide guitar work, interest in roots music, and more recently for his collaborations with traditional musicians from many countries, including The Buena Vista Social Club. He has composed soundtracks for more than twenty films, including Paris, Texas. Two recent albums were accompanied by stories Cooder wrote to accompany the music. This is his first published collection of stories"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cooder, Ry
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3603.O568
LC item number
L67 2011
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • NC Live eBook Central
  • ProQuest (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Noir fiction, American
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
Label
Los Angeles stories, Ry Cooder, (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=787790
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
232 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC787790
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC787790
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL787790
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10505530
  • (OCoLC)759807300
Label
Los Angeles stories, Ry Cooder, (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=787790
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
232 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC787790
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC787790
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL787790
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10505530
  • (OCoLC)759807300

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