What A State!

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California. The edge of the Western world. Where dream are born… and come to die. Where tech, movies, wine, weed, sunshine, surfing, and sierras reign supreme. Much has been written about this great state; which despite being part of the US, has a distinct flavour all of its own.
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When the Rams returned home to Los Angeles in 2016, the city got a landmark back. The mid-twentieth century history of this legendary NFL side is one of glamour, glitz and grit. It is also the story of the first truly modern sports franchise: the first pro-sports team west of the Mississippi River, the first to integrate, the first to reach a million fans and the first with a TV contract. They were for a time, Hollywood’s first team.
Hollywood's Team, Jim Hock
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She thought she was going back to Vietnam to research her parents' homeland — but her trip took her much further than she'd ever imagined back in California.
Fire Summer, Thuy Da Lam
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Vegas mobsters make a former LA detective an offer he really can't refuse.
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Wild characters and Aztec traditions meet Gold Rush baroque in this intriguing fantasy series set in the seemingly familiar 'Republic of Califa'.
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Drug crime on the mean streets of San Francisco. Cue lashings of bloodshed and betrayal.
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What happens when the sun goes down — where the beach meets the ghetto.
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Crazy times. Crazy people. Santa Cruz.
Bigfoots in Paradise, Doug Lawson
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Maupin's much-lauded look at San Francisco life, and the eccentrics who call the city 'home'.
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Hollywood crime capers gone wild. Based on a true story.
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Sex, lies, murder. And more sex. And lies.
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A true story telling the tale of flared tensions between railroad workers and local farmers in early 20th century California. Much worse than it sounds…
The Octopus, Frank Norris
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A romantic race to the Pacific along good old Route 66.
California Girl, Patricia Rice
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Imagine a future Los Angeles where the homeless, gangsters, infant organ entrepreneurs, and Hollywood collide on a stretch of the Harbor Freeway…
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A former ecoterrorist tends a millionaire's collection of some of the world's rarest animals. What could possibly go wrong?
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What can the rest of America learn from California? How to weather a right-wing takeover: that's what(!)
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Earthquakes triggered by atomic bombs? That's some bad juju right there…
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