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The king and queen of Malibu

David K. Randall

The king and queen of Malibu

the true story of the battle for paradise

by David K. Randall

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Frontier and pioneer life,
  • Pioneers,
  • Biography,
  • Economic development,
  • Social change,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementDavid K. Randall
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF869.M27 R36 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination255 pages
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27202379M
    ISBN 100393240991
    ISBN 109780393240993
    LC Control Number2015038696
    OCLC/WorldCa909974136

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    The King and Queen of Malibu The True Story of the Battle for Paradise (Book): Randall, David K: "A page-turning narrative history of how one family transformed Malibu into a global symbol of fame and fortune. Over a half-century, Malibu went from an untamed ranch in the middle of nowhere to a paradise seeded with movie stars. Behind its transformation is the love story of Frederick and May. The King and Queen of Malibu traces the path of one family as the country around them swept off the last vestiges of the Civil War and moved into what we would recognize as .

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The story of Malibu ranges from the halls of Harvard to the Old West in New Mexico to the beginnings of San Francisco’s counter culture amid the Gilded Age, and culminates in the glamour of early. "A true story of the battle for paradise men and women fighting for a slice of earth like no other." — New York Times Book Review, The King and Queen of Malibu, The True Story of the Battle for Paradise, David K Randall, -- Howard Blum, New York Times best-selling author of Dark Invasion and American Lightning "The King and Queen of Malibu is an irresistible and compelling tale of a strong-willed and fabulously wealthy woman who sought to keep the beaches and mountains of Malibu as her private enclave.".

A swift account of the history of Malibu, “a rugged ranch in the middle of nowhere” that became “a global symbol of fame and fortune.” Reuters senior reporter Randall (Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep, ) is interested in briskness and conciseness; this is no dense scholarly begins with a quick overview of the entire text, then proceeds with the story.

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