Anna Stothard novel searches for secrets in Venice Beach

The British author discusses her novel 'The Pink Hotel,' set in L.A.It's almost like something out of a novel by Jack Kerouac: In 2008, Anna Stothard landed at what must have been the last scruffy hotel in Venice Beach, a dingy pink monolith at the end of the wild road trip she took after finishing college. Before she knew it, she'd fallen for Los Angeles. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anna Stothard novel searches for secrets in Venice Beach

The British author discusses her novel 'The Pink Hotel,' set in L.A.It's almost like something out of a novel by Jack Kerouac: In 2008, Anna Stothard landed at what must have been the last scruffy hotel in Venice Beach, a dingy pink monolith at the end of the wild road trip she took after... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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