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ISBN-10: 1931404097
ISBN-13: 9781931404099
Publisher: City Lights Books
Publish Date: 11/01/2007
Dimensions: 8.05" L, 5.86" W, 0.74" H

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Local Girl Makes History: Exploring Northern California’s Kitsch Monuments

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A historian’s nostalgic trip to a series of local daytrip sites takes an unexpected turn as she explores the mysterious draw of these places. Childhood memories and urban myths lead to research into hidden stories, and what’s revealed tells much about the politics of history-making. Writing in a personal, funny, and engaging style, Dana Frank […]

A historian’s nostalgic trip to a series of local daytrip sites takes an unexpected turn as she explores the mysterious draw of these places. Childhood memories and urban myths lead to research into hidden stories, and what’s revealed tells much about the politics of history-making.

Writing in a personal, funny, and engaging style, Dana Frank brings the reader along on her process of discovery. Full of surprises and plot twists along the way, her adventures are quirky, fun, and informative. Each essay is accompanied by a map and illustrated with photos, news clippings, and memorabilia.

Dana Frank is a professor of history at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

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ISBN-10: 1931404097
ISBN-13: 9781931404099
Publisher: City Lights Books
Publish Date: 11/01/2007
Dimensions: 8.05" L, 5.86" W, 0.74" H
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