Coming to Terms with Los Angeles
David L. Ulin

Recommended by Paul, City Lights Books, and by Elaine, City Lights Publishers

In Sidewalking, David L. Ulin offers a compelling inquiry into the evolving landscape of Los Angeles. Part personal narrative, part investigation of the city as both idea and environment, Sidewalking is many things: a discussion of Los Angeles as urban space, a history of the city's built environment, a meditation on the author's relationship to the city, and a rumination on the art of urban walking. Exploring Los Angeles through the soles of his feet, Ulin gets at the experience of its street life, drawing from urban theory, pop culture, and literature. For readers interested in the culture of Los Angeles, this book offers a pointed look beneath the surface in order to see, and engage with, the city on its own terms.

Title Sidewalking
Subtitle Coming to Terms with Los Angeles
Author David L. Ulin
Publisher University of California Press
Title First Published 06 October 2015
Format Hardcover
Nb of pages 152 p.
ISBN-10 0520273729
ISBN-13 9780520273726
Publication Date 06 October 2015
Main content page count 152
Weight 32 oz.

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