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The Nearest Faraway Place

Brian Wilson, The Beach Boys and the Southern California Experience

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Released on December 1994

Written by Timothy White

Editions

  • The Nearest Faraway Place (in Japanese)

    • December 25, 2011
    • P-Vine Books
    • Tokyo
    • Paperback
    • 439 pages
    • ISBN: 4906700055
    By Timothy White and Hiromi Miyaji
  • The Nearest Faraway Place: Brian Wilson, The Beach Boys and the Southern California Experience

    • March 22, 1996
    • Macmillan
    • London
    • Hardcover
    • 416 pages
    • ISBN: 0333649370
    Both the social history of an era and a portrait of the band, the Beach Boys, this book tells how the grandmother of future Beach Boy Brian Wilson, headed for Califonia in 1922. Intertwined with the personal stories of the band themselves is the story of the Los Angeles basin.
  • The Nearest Faraway Place: Brian Wilson, The Beach Boys and the Southern California Experience

    • December 1994
    • Henry Holt
    • New York
    • Hardcover
    • 416 pages
    • ISBN: 080502266X
    Offers an intimate portrait of the group along with a social history of the LA area celebrated in its music, tracing the evolution of Southern California after World War I, its youth culture, and its music industry. 75,000 first printing.