Chip Jacobs - Arroyo, Pasadena's Mysterious Colorado St. Bridge - Chip Jacobs is a LA-area author and journalist who has written multiple books of non-fiction, including the social histories Smogtown: The Lung-Burning History of Pollution in Los Angeles (2008) and its follow-up, The People’s Republic of Chemicals (2014). His debut novel, Arroyo (2019), was a Los Angeles Times bestseller.
For more on Chip Jacobs and his books go to chipjacobs.com
We talk about his most recent book, Arroyo, historical fiction set around the construction of Pasadena’s mysterious Colorado Street Bridge during America’s Progressive Age. A Los Angeles Times and Southern California Independent Bookseller Association bestseller, as well as a Goodreads and CrimeReads most anticipated book. Eric Hoglund is with us as well.
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