Coast of Dreams
Coast of Dreams


From O.J. to Arnold Schwarzenegger, earthquakes to rolling blackouts, silicon valley to riots in the street, California state historian Kevin Starr has assembled the history of the Golden Gate State since 1990 to create a vivid snapshot of a state constantly on the edge of tomorrow.

Coast of Dreams captures an extraordinary place, from its rich and exceptionally diverse palette of people, cultures and values; to its economy that is larger than most nations and mirrors the economic state of the country; to a political landscape so roiled that a Governor can be recalled scant months after his re-election and replaced by a Hollywood action star. This is a book that is sweeping in scope, intimate in detail and altogether fascinated with the splendor of California.

Title Coast of Dreams
Author Kevin Starr
Publisher Vintage
Title First Published 14 February 2006
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 800 p.
ISBN-10 0679740724
ISBN-13 9780679740728
Publication Date 14 February 2006
Main content page count 800
Weight 16 oz.
List Price $17.95
 


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