Faces of Sunset Boulevard: A Portrait of Los Angeles by Patrick EcclesineFaces of Sunset Boulevard: A Portrait of Los Angeles by Patrick Ecclesine

Faces of Sunset Boulevard: A Portrait of Los Angeles

byPatrick Ecclesine

Hardcover | December 11, 2008

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Faces of Sunset Boulevard: A Portrait of Los Angeles is a collection of photographs of the people who live, work, and play in Los Angeles. Some are making fortunes along the route; others are just trying to survive to see another day. Patrick Ecclesine captures the city's dreams, dreamers, and, at times, nightmares using the most famous boulevard in the world as the setting for his photographs.The individuals featured range from the famous (Governor Schwarzenegger, Larry King, Fernando Valenzuela) to the unknown (a street vendor, an undocumented worker, a bus driver) to the unwanted (a homeless man, a single mother on welfare, a drug addict).Other archetypal Angeleno figures-from a television weather-girl sensation to a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon to surfers in Pacific Palisades to the eccentric and outlandish denizens of the Sunset Strip-stand side by side in these pages, capturing the eclectic nature of the City of Angels and its most colorful thoroughfare, Sunset Boulevard.
Patrick Ecclesine is a commercial photographer whose images for DreamWorks, Fox, Warner Brothers, TNT, TBS, CNN, CBS, and CW have appeared in newspapers, magazines, and on billboards and bus benches around the world. He currently lives in his hometown, Hollywood, just around the corner from the street on which he was born-Sunset Boulev...
Title:Faces of Sunset Boulevard: A Portrait of Los AngelesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:207 pages, 12.32 × 9.34 × 0.95 inPublished:December 11, 2008Publisher:Santa Monica PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1595800409

ISBN - 13:9781595800404

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"A journey through Los Angeles in all its guises, states of mind, and urban terrains, a narrative in words and documentary photography format that is every bit as engaging as any novel . . . one of the strongest statements about man's dark fate in the West ever committed to paper."  —PopMatters.com