Michael Rogin: Destroying Los Angeles
19 August 1999
Show More Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster by Mike Davis.
Picador, 484 pp., £18.99, June 1999, 9780330372190Show More
“... signs,’ we are told, ‘floods, drought, fires, earthquakes lifting mountains two feet high in Northridge. Yet people turn from His ways.’ These remarks are not by the author of Ecology of Fear, MikeDavis, but the Southern California congresswoman Andrea Seastrand, speaking on behalf of Jehovah. Although the Los Angeles Times reassured its readers that ‘as far as can be determined’, the ...”