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A Bright and Guilty Place: Murder, Corruption, and L.A.'s Scandalous Coming of Age

In conversation with David L. Ulin, book editor, LA Times
Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Episode Summary
Tabloid crimes, the Roaring 20's, and the onset of the Depression form the backdrop of Rayner's captivating tale of how the City of Angels lost its soul.

Participant(s) Bio
Richard Rayner is the author of Drake's Fortune, The Cloud Sketcher, The Associates, and several other books. His writing regularly appears in The New Yorker, The Los Angeles Times, and elsewhere. He lives in Los Angeles.