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8 edition of Under the Perfect Sun found in the catalog.

Under the Perfect Sun

The San Diego Tourists Never See

by Mike Davis

  • 222 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by New Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American studies,
  • Urban Sociology,
  • Political Science,
  • History Of Individual Cities,
  • History - U.S.,
  • United States - State & Local - West,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • California,
  • Political Ideologies - Conservatism & Liberalism,
  • Social History,
  • General,
  • Sociology - Urban

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages418
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8666910M
    ISBN 101565849809
    ISBN 109781565849808
    OCLC/WorldCa57640587

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MacArthur fellow Mike Davis is the author of several books, including City of Quartz, Ecology of Fear, Late Victorian Holocausts, Dead Cities, and—with Kelly Mayhew and Jim Miller— Under the Perfect Sun. He lives in San Diego. Kelly Mayhew is a professor in the English department and honors program at San Diego City by: Under The Perfect Sun says things that need to be said about San Diego, it's past and it's present.

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He lives in San Diego. Kelly Mayhew is a professor in the English department and honors program at San Diego City College. Under the Perfect Sun. This series explores my personal relationship to the palm tree and the element of fire.

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