SMILE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, YOU'RE THE CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE: The Economy and People of a Global Region.
Edition: First printing.
Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, (2009) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A candid look at what makes Southern California's people and economy tick. As Kevin Starr commented thanks to this book "we can better understand how off-shore investment, technology, decentralization, can-do entrepreneurialism and sheer panache have created one of the strongest economies on the planet as well as a working model for American competition in a global age." SIGNED on the title page with the words "Best wishes." Map, photographs, charts. Notes and index. xxi, 192 pp. ISBN: 978-0804756259.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (one corner dog-eared)