Material Dreams

Material Dreams

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Kevin Starr is the foremost chronicler of the California dream. In Material Dreams, he turns to one of the most vibrant decades in the Golden State's history, the 1920's, when some two million Americans migrated to California, the vast majority settling in or around Los Angeles.While teaching English at the Valley Ranch College Preparatory School in Wyoming, Fisher wooed Mary Frances ... The Kennedys were a vigorous, intelligent, stylish family: upper- middle-class Episcopalians amidst the larger Quaker realities of Whittier, an eastern ... By the spring of 1931 Fisher had completed six hundred pages of manuscript covering twelve books of his projected sixty-book epic.

Title:Material Dreams
Author:Kevin Starr
Publisher:Oxford University Press on Demand - 1990


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