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Compton

Compton( )
Author: Johnson, Robert Lee
Series title:Images of America Ser.
ISBN:978-0-7385-9539-9
Publication Date:Jul 2012
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.99
Book Description:

Compton is a city of myth and misunderstandings. Today, it is known as the city of "hip-hop dreams and gangsta fantasies." Its history, however, is not as well known. Compton was originally part of the Rancho San Pedro Spanish land grant. The area was deeded as a wedding gift, lost in foreclosure, then sold to F.P.F. Temple and F.W. Gibson at a sheriff's sale. Ultimately, it was settled in 1867 by former forty-niners from Stockton. Given its location halfway between the harbor and Los...
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Book Details
Pages:128
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / State & Local / West (Ak, Ca, Co, Hi, Id, Mt, Nv, Ut, Wy)
Travel / United States / West / Pacific (Ak, Ca, Hi, Or, Wa)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.5 x 9.25 x 0.31 Inches
Book Weight:0.044 Pounds



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