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The Los Angeles diaries

Brown, James

The Los Angeles diaries

a memoir

by Brown, James

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Published by Counterpoint Press, Distributed by Publishers Group West in Berkeley, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Authors,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James Brown
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3552.R68563 Z46 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25041595M
    ISBN 101582437203
    ISBN 109781582437200
    LC Control Number2010031497

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    The Los Angeles Diaries A Memoir (Book): Brown, James: The novelist recounts the story of his life, during which he struggled as a Hollywood writer, experienced personal failure and heartbreak, and worked to overcome problems related to alcohol and drug abuse as well as the suicides of two siblings.   A new literary olio gathers hundreds of those opinions together, in a book called Dear Los Angeles: The City in Diaries and Letters, to Editor David Kipen has dug up Author: Susan Stamberg.


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