Forever L.A.: A Field Guide To Los Angeles Area Cemeteries & Their Residents [NOOK Book]

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Stunning photographs, fascinating text, and easy GPS directions for finding gracious architecture, fabulous artwork, and memorable gravesites of famous Los Angeles “residents.”

Award-winning photographer/writer Douglas Keister has authored thirty-six critically acclaimed books on residential architecture as well as those on cemetery exploration. He lives in Chico, California.

A simple guide for cemetery ...

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Forever L.A.: A Field Guide To Los Angeles Area Cemeteries & Their Residents

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Overview


Stunning photographs, fascinating text, and easy GPS directions for finding gracious architecture, fabulous artwork, and memorable gravesites of famous Los Angeles “residents.”

Award-winning photographer/writer Douglas Keister has authored thirty-six critically acclaimed books on residential architecture as well as those on cemetery exploration. He lives in Chico, California.

A simple guide for cemetery lovers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781423616535
  • Publisher: Smith, Gibbs Publisher
  • Publication date: 5/1/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,126,233
  • File size: 27 MB
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Meet the Author


Award-winning photographer/writer Douglas Keister has authored thirty-six critically acclaimed books on residential architecture as well as those on cemetery exploration. He lives in Chico, California.
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Michael Jackson

August 29, 1958 -June 25, 2009

34 07 21 N 118 14 54 W (mausoleum entrance)

Great Mausoleum, Holly Terrace (locked Area)

Michael Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana, to Joseph Walker Jackson and Katherine Esther Scruse Jackson. When Michael was eight years old, he joined his four brothers;Jermaine, Jackie, Marlon, and Tito;to form The Jackson 5. The group was an immediate success. Michael Jackson's 1982 breakthrough solo album Thriller is the all-time best-selling album worldwide. His untimely death rocked the whole world and was the subject of media conversation for many months. He was laid to rest on September 3, 2009, more than two months after his death.

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Table of Contents

About L.A. 6

The Cemeteries

Forest Lawn Memorial Par Glendale 11

Forest Lawn Memorial Park Hollywood Hills 34

Hillside Memorial Park 47

Hollywood Forever Cemetery 59

Inglewood Park Cemetery 72

Holy Cross Cemetery 82

Evergreen Cemetery 89

Westwood Village Memorial Park 97

Valhalla Memorial Park 106

Mountain View Cemetery 111

Home of Peace Memorial Park 117

Los Angeles Pet Memorial Park 121

Haunted Mansion–Disneyland 131

Reprised in Repose 136

Cemetery Architecture &Secret Societies, Clubs ons 199

Cemetery Symbolism 222

Los Angeles Area Cemeteries 244

Suggested Reading 249

Index 250

About the Author 256

Secret Societies Acronyms / Map Insert

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