Eventually wealthy, with a house off the Sunset Strip, a devoted blond trophy wife and raucous, star-filled parties, Gordon — a pound dynamo — built an existence from scratch that mere able-bodied mortals could only dream about. Jacobs brings this amazing figure to vivid life in the book, and will be discussing and signing it at 7 p. Colorado Blvd. Call or visit vromans.
The Vicodin Thieves: Biopsying L.A.'s Grifters, Gloryhounds, and Goliaths Paperback – April . Smogtown: The Lung-Burning History of Pollution in Los Angeles. Editorial Reviews. Review. "Chip Jacobs' eye on the sad, seamy and scandalous nether The Vicodin Thieves: Biopsying L.A.'s Grifters, Gloryhounds, and Goliaths - Kindle edition by Chip Jacobs. F. Kennedy Jr. probably captured hours before he was assassinated in the kitchen of Los Angeles' old Ambassador Hotel.
They are a new kind of criminal kingpin: a hybrid of CEO, terrorist, and rock star. Pasadena, and at Amazon. Click Here to Register or Log In. Search PW Search for:.
Upcoming Events Jul. A collection of article form Chip Jacobs who took a gander at local Los Angeles and San Gabriel Valley highs and lows for various papers.
It is dated but some of the info is fascinating and I read it and enjoyed it. Little local things I never thought about - he did and wrote well about them.
The Pasadena area pieces are very interesting in terms of architecture and early 20thcentury projects I don't imagine anyone around these parts considers much anymore. As a collection od short, recent, to A collection of article form Chip Jacobs who took a gander at local Los Angeles and San Gabriel Valley highs and lows for various papers. As a collection od short, recent, topical history - it's a short and insightful anthology. The title comes from the lookie-loos who cruise Open Houses in up market locations and help themselves to the contents of the easy to rob medicine cabinet..
I liked it. He is also the author of Smogtown - and I happen to have a copy I plan to read.
Neil rated it liked it Apr 05, Mike rated it it was ok Mar 07, Julia rated it it was amazing Sep 18, Chip rated it it was amazing Jul 10, Sheryl rated it it was amazing Oct 01, Rare Bird Lit added it Sep 18, She-ra's A' DragQueen marked it as to-read Oct 20, Amber marked it as to-read Mar 12, Kristina Mikheeva marked it as to-read Aug 13, Black Heart marked it as to-read Jan 03, Dawn marked it as to-read Jan 26, Daniel Vlasaty marked it as to-read Apr 18, Frank marked it as to-read Jul 04, Lori marked it as to-read Apr 24, Amy marked it as to-read Jan 17, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
About Chip Jacobs.
Chip Jacobs. Chip Jacobs is a Los Angeles-area author and award-winning journalist.
Weekly, Chip Jacobs is a Los Angeles-area author and award-winning journalist. Books by Chip Jacobs. Trivia About The Vicodin Thiev No trivia or quizzes yet.