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Boom. 2013; 3328–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.28
Published: 01 September 2013
.... As Ulin reports, within the last one hundred years many (in)famous Angelenos, like oil baron Edward Doheny, studio head Louis B. Mayer, and gambling kingpin Charlie Crawford, followed Mulholland's prescription. For popular writers Raymond Chandler and James M. Cain, "There it is. Take it" describes...
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Boom. 2016; 6158–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.58
Published: 01 March 2016
... a lack of imagi- nation aggressive enough to remind one of the Los Angeles that James M. Cain described in 1933 as subject to neither reward for aesthetic virtue nor punishment for aesthetic crime It s enough to drive anyone back to the dream of an older Los Angeles, to the day of the Case...
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Boom. 2014; 4497–101 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.4.97
Published: 01 December 2014
... than any other LA writer more than James M. Cain, John Fante, and Raymond Chandler it was Charles Bukowski who fascinated Oerum. Bukowski s streets became her shrine, although their seediness seemed anathema to the very notion of a literary shrine. Born in Germany in 1924 and brought to the United...
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Boom. 2013; 333–7 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.3
Published: 01 September 2013
..., echoes even shouts of Raymond Chandler, Nathanael West, James M. Cain. A dash of Carey McWilliams. Faye Dunaway in her prime. Jack Nicholson as J.J. Gittes: dashing and bumbling all at once. Los Angeles as its own metropolitan character actor: on the make, grasping, secretive. Depression-era costumes and...
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Boom. 2012; 2487–95 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.4.87
Published: 01 December 2012
... Mysteries of College Composition, my students read Chandler, Hammett, and James M. Cain. They also wrote their own murder mysteries, making up PHOTOGRAPH By STEFAN INSAM. Nasty sex, nasty money, nasty murder, and nasty cops are the volatile ingredients Chandler mixed. Boom0204_10.indd 90 12/21/12 7:36 PM...
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Boom. 2012; 2313–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.3.13
Published: 01 October 2012
.... 14 James M. Cain, Paradise, American Mercury, March 1933. Vasquez Rocks. PHOTOGRAPH By JEFFREy TURNER. Boom0203_03.indd 17 20/09/12 5:39 PM ...