Holy Land: A Suburban Memoir (Revised)

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Price
$14.95
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
Pages
208
Dimensions
5.58 X 0.53 X 8.24 inches | 0.42 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780393327281
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About the Author

D. J. Waldie, a writer, poet, translator, and editor who lives in the same house in Lakewood, California, his parents purchased in 1946, retired as the city administrator for the City of Lakewood in 2010. He has written numerous books of nonfiction and contributed to books of photography, including the widely-acclaimed Holy Land: a Suburban Memoir (W. W. Norton, 1996 and 2005), Real City: Downtown Los Angeles Inside/out (Angel City Press, 2003), Close to Home: an American Album (J. Paul Getty Museum, 2004), and Where We Are Now: Notes From Los Angeles (Angel City Press, 2004).

Reviews

A quirky, haunting and frequently breathtaking account of postwar suburban life. Quietly inspiring.--Dave Eggers