"...the author's characteristic mix of meticulously compiled background information, bold analysis and inarguably concluded extrapolations is aimed at rectifying the colorful myths and even wilder truths that have emanated from and been laid at the feet of this Los Angeles locus classics." --LA Weekly
"Long before the busloads of tourists and soaring skyscrapers and Disney Concert Hall, the Bunker Hill area of downtown Los Angeles was a charming neighborhood marked by its stunning Victorian homes and vibrant street life." --Which Way, L.A.?
About the Author
Jim Dawson is a graduate of West Virginia University and a longtime resident of Hollywood. He is the author of over a dozen books, including Los Angeles's Angels Flight
(2008), as well as a short documentary called Los Angeles's Bunker Hill
(2011) on the Criterion Collection's Blu-ray/DVD reissue of the 1955 film noir classic Kiss Me Deadly