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Sex, death, and God in L.A.

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
    • Subjects:
    • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Civilization

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: New York : Pantheon Books, c1992. With new pref.

      Other titlesSex, death, and God in LA.
      Statementedited and with an introduction by David Reid.
      ContributionsReid, David, 1946-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF869.L85 S48 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxlv, 356 p. :
      Number of Pages356
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1427709M
      ISBN 100520086406
      LC Control Number93038872

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