Dreamers and Schemers: How an Improbable Bid for the 1932 Olympics Transformed Los Angeles from Dusty Outpost to Global Metropolis

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Price
$29.95  $27.55
Publisher
University of California Press
Publish Date
Pages
272
Dimensions
6.3 X 1.1 X 9.1 inches | 1.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780520298583

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About the Author

Barry Siegel, winner of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing and the author of seven previous books, is a former national correspondent for the Los Angeles Times. He now directs the literary journalism program at the University of California, Irvine.

Reviews

"A fascinating tale."-- "New York Times Book Review"
"A gripping portrayal of [Billy] Garland's marathon campaign to get the Games."-- "Los Angeles Times"
"Wonderfully written narrative. . . . Recommended."-- "CHOICE"