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The Resource Fast forward : growing up in the shadow of Hollywood, by Lauren Greenfield ; introduction by Carrie Fisher ; afterword by Richard Rodriguez ; edited with Leah Painter Roberts

Fast forward : growing up in the shadow of Hollywood, by Lauren Greenfield ; introduction by Carrie Fisher ; afterword by Richard Rodriguez ; edited with Leah Painter Roberts

Label
Fast forward : growing up in the shadow of Hollywood
Title
Fast forward
Title remainder
growing up in the shadow of Hollywood
Statement of responsibility
by Lauren Greenfield ; introduction by Carrie Fisher ; afterword by Richard Rodriguez ; edited with Leah Painter Roberts
Creator
Contributor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • From the affluent children of the Westside to the graffiti gangs and party crews of East L.A., the Los Angeles young are obsessed by the seductive lifestyle of the entertainment industry, with its emphasis on celebrity, looks, money, and things. Greenfield's pictures and text chronicle vastly disparate yet eerily similar child societies: an eight-year-old recording his own rap music in his father's home recording studio, a gay teenager experimenting with drag at the
  • Hollywood High School for the Performing Arts, a Latino tagger seeking recognition and respect by spray-painting the name of his crew on the city's walls and buses. L.A.'s children are indoctrinated early into the cult of image: Greenfield documents a competition for aspiring models, a teen recovering from a nose job, and a thirteen-year-old working out with her personal trainer. Copying their inner-city peers, rich Beverly Hills kids hang in crews and talk like
  • gangsters; the poor and the affluent sport pagers and hip-hop fashion, step out at lavish proms, cruise in stoked-up cars. Through Greenfield's compassionate and incisive lens, we become witness to an arresting vision of our children and our society
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Cataloging source
OCo
Dewey number
779/.930523/0979494
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
TR681.Y6
LC item number
G74 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Fast forward : growing up in the shadow of Hollywood, by Lauren Greenfield ; introduction by Carrie Fisher ; afterword by Richard Rodriguez ; edited with Leah Painter Roberts
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
25 x 29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
127, [1] p.
Isbn
9780679454533
Lccn
96078851
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Dust jacket. Glazed, photo illustrated paper over boards. Title printed in yellow; yellow endpapers. Purchase, Blackwell, 1997.
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)36893565
  • ucoclc36893565
Label
Fast forward : growing up in the shadow of Hollywood, by Lauren Greenfield ; introduction by Carrie Fisher ; afterword by Richard Rodriguez ; edited with Leah Painter Roberts
Publication
Dimensions
25 x 29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
127, [1] p.
Isbn
9780679454533
Lccn
96078851
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Dust jacket. Glazed, photo illustrated paper over boards. Title printed in yellow; yellow endpapers. Purchase, Blackwell, 1997.
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)36893565
  • ucoclc36893565

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