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Among the Mansions of Eden: Tales of Love, Lust, and Land in Beverly Hills

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Among the Mansions of Eden is a fascinating and dishy exploration of Beverly Hills -- a rarefied community that has become a part of our country's mythos, a city renowned for its ostentatious displays of wealth. It takes you behind the gates of the rich and famous for an insider's view of the elite's rapturous and tragic attempts to realize the American Dream.

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Hardcover, 352 pages
Published March 18th 2003 by William Morrow (first published January 1st 1975)
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Mar 06, 2011 Graceann rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Those interested in socal structure
Shelves: history, film-history
David Weddle opens the doors to the uber-mansions and lets us peek inside at the more-often-than-not unpleasant lives of their occupants.

Beverly Hills was laid out in three distinct sections and, to a large extent, continues to exist in that fashion. Up above Sunset is where the mega-millionaires and billionaires live, the flats is where the merely ridiculously affluent live, and the "Baja" section is where those who work in the Industry in smaller roles, or who work as staff to those up in the
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