Picking up Jean Stein’s “West of Eden”

Jean Stein’s West of Eden is an oral history about Los Angeles, shaped from interviews collected over a period of thirty years.

Source: Very Big in LA by Diane Johnson | The New York Review of Books

Johnson is not particularly kind to Jean Stein in this review, but an Angeleno would almost certainly see the value in Stein’s new West of Eden: An American Place. 

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Author: David Wolf

An adviser to corporations and organizations on strategy, communications, and public affairs, David Wolf has been working and living in Beijing since 1995, and now divides his time between China and California. He also serves as a policy and industry analyst focused on innovative and creative industries, a futurist, and an amateur historian.

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