The King and Queen of Malibu: The True Story of the Battle for Paradise

The King and Queen of Malibu: The True Story of the Battle for Paradise

by David K. Randall

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393353945
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 03/14/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 277,740
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

David K. Randall is a senior reporter at Reuters. The New York Times best- selling author of Dreamland and The King and Queen of Malibu, he lives in Montclair, New Jersey.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Beach 9

1 A Great Beast Awakening 17

2 Oh, the Happy Vaquero! 31

3 The Prophet of Preston 43

4 The Boomiest Boom 56

5 What Shall We Do With the Millionaires? 68

6 Happy Days in Southern California 80

7 Filling the Mountains With Men 92

8 California Shall Be Ours as Long As The Stars Remain 107

9 The Fire 122

10 One Last Adventure 131

11 Arch Rock 141

12 To Force Her Gates Open 152

13 Open Roads 164

14 The Definition of Freedom 173

15 Between the Mountains and the Sea 188

16 The Public Good 195

17 The Mansion on the Hill 206

Epilogue: Tracks in the Sand 222

Acknowledgments 235

Selected Bibliography and Sources 237

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