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The Mirage Factory: Illusion, Imagination, and the Invention of Los Angeles

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"Little more than a century ago, the southern coast of California was sleepy semi-desert farmland. Then, as if overnight, one of the world's largest and most iconic cities emerged. At the heart of the seemingly impossible, meteoric rise of Los Angeles were the visions of three ingenious but deeply flawed people: William Mulholland, ... D.W. Griffith, ... and Aimee Semple McPherson ... Spanning the years from 1900 to 1930, [this book] is the ... tale of an improbable city and the people who willed it into existence by ...

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The Mirage Factory: Illusion, Imagination, and the Invention of Los Angeles
2019, Crown Publishing Group (NY)

ISBN-13: 9780451496393

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The Mirage Factory: Illusion, Imagination, and the Invention of Los Angeles
2018, Crown Publishing Group (NY)

ISBN-13: 9780451496386

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