Books by William Alexander McClung

Released: March 1, 2000

"McClung brings fresh illumination to a stubbornly incomprehensible place in this provocative, if intermittently narrow, addition to Los Angeles literature. (150 b/w illustrations)"
An extended argument that popular Anglo mythologies of Los Angeles, from roughly 1850 to 1985, have contributed to the city's persistent urban dysfunction is supplemented by a generally persuasive analysis of Los Angeles aesthetics, or lack thereof. Read full book review >