During her 1930s screenwriting days in Hollywood, wordsmith Dorothy Parker famously pegged Los Angeles as q72 suburbs in search of a city.q Today even more communities radiate from the downtown core, creating a metropolitan universe of noise, speed, and congestion amid the glitter and bling. Los Angelesabased author Laura Randall knows just where to go for some urban stress relief. The second in a new guidebook series spotlighting calming sites in major U.S. cities, Peaceful Places: Los Angeles serves up a medley of soothing sanctuaries, panoramic vistas, fragrant gardens, restorative hideaways, and unexpected urban oases. Altogether, the entries present a feast for all five of the senses a not to mention the sixth sense, that perception that qthis place quiets my soul.qLos Angelesabased author Laura Randall knows just where to go for some urban stress relief.
|Title||:||Peaceful Places: Los Angeles|
|Publisher||:||Menasha Ridge Press - 2010|