2009/07/15

THE BEACH BOYS AND MYTHIC CALIFORNIA


In his new book, Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance, 1950-1963, University of Southern California professor Kevin Starr writes about California in the years directly after World War II—about the hot rods, surfing, and romance that were at the center of the Silent Generation’s high school years—and about the creation of an idealized California.

July 14, 2009 Megan Branch
http://blog.oup.com/2009/07/golden_dreams/

+ http://www.warwicks.indiebound.com/event/kevin-starr

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