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Recs plz, I'm British!

And interested in reading about California.

I would be exceedingly grateful for any good suggestions - fiction, non-fiction (memoirs, etc.), contemporary or historical. I'm particularly on the look-out for any 'road' type novels/travelogues, or anything set in LA. Detective fiction a la Chandler is good, too.

Ta!
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  • The Rape of Nanking, by Iris Chang

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