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Under the Perfect Sun: The San Diego Tourists Never See

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Under the Perfect Sun: The San Diego Tourists Never See - Davis, Mike, and Mayhew, Kelly, and Miller, Jim
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For fourteen million tourists each year, San Diego is the fun place in the sun that never breaks your heart. But America's eighth-largest city has a dark side. Behind Sea World, the zoo, the Gaslamp District, and the beaches of La Jolla hides a militarized metropolis, boasting the West Coast's most stratified economy and a tumultuous history of municipal corruption, virulent antiunionism, political repression, and racial injustice. Though its boosters tirelessly propagate an image of a carefree beach town, the real San ...

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Under the Perfect Sun: The San Diego Tourists Never See 2005, New Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781565849808

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