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Michelle Zack discusses and signs Southern California Story

Michelle ZackMichele Zack, author of Altadena, presents another compelling urban history with Southern California Story: Seeking the Better Life in Sierra Madre. Sierra Madre provides an extraordinary, sharp lens through which to focus on Southern California's intense allure, its history as a real estate deal, and its racial ambivalence. Touching on all aspects of Sierra Madre's history, Zack explores all of the major issues:  the Industrial Revolution, Westward expansion after the Civil War, the role of illness in forming regional culture, Americanization policies of the Progressive Era, and post-war development. 


Event date: 
Wednesday, December 2, 2009 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Vroman's Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd
91101 Pasadena