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Los Angeles in fiction

A collection of original essays

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Published by University of New Mexico Press .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsDavid Fine (Editor), David M. Fine (Photographer)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8166668M
ISBN 100826307590
ISBN 109780826307590

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