PICTURING LOS ANGELES ILLUSTRATES THE CREATION, evolution, and ever-changing face of Los Angeles. Through stunning photography, the city's intriguing, important, and unexpectedly influential past is revealed. These images function like frames from a movie, offering glimpses of an ever-evolving metropolis. Drawing upon more than two hundred years of images and human experience, the authors have gat...
Paperback: 336 pages
Publisher: Gibbs Smith (August 1, 2011)
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 1 x 10 inches
Amazon Rank: 11861812
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Having been born and raised in Los Angeles and living in the area my entire life, I wanted to get this book for nostalgic purposes. It was fun thumbing through the photographs, seeing ones that reminded me of my earlier years and also seeing what th...
ling array of newspaper photos, historical snapshots of the movie industry, and photos that offer a glimpse into the sports, politics, industry, social change, crime, disasters, arts, and everyday life of each decade.Jon and Nancy Wilkman are Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmakers and writers. Long-time Angelenos, Jon and Nancy share a passion for their city's rich and underappreciated past as well as L.A.'s vibrant and multicultural present.Celebrating the exuberant, turbulent history of Los Angeles!