About Kim Cooper

<strong>Kim Cooper</strong> is the creator of <a href="">1947project</a>, the crime-a-day time travel blog that spawned <a href="">Esotouric’s</a> popular crime bus tours, including <a href="">The Real Black Dahlia</a>. She is the author of <em><a href="">The Kept Girl,</a></em> the acclaimed historical mystery starring the young Raymond Chandler and the real-life Philip Marlowe, and of <em><a href="">The Raymond Chandler Map of Los Angeles</a></em>. With husband Richard Schave, Kim curates the Salons and forensic science seminars of <a href="">LAVA- The Los Angeles Visionaries Association</a>. When the third generation Angeleno isn’t combing old newspapers for forgotten scandals, she is a <a href="">passionate advocate</a> for historic preservation of signage, vernacular architecture and writer’s homes. Kim was for many years the editrix of <a href="">Scram, a journal of unpopular culture</a>. Her books include <em><a href="">Fall in Love For Life</a>, <a href="">Bubblegum Music is the Naked Truth</a>, <a href="">Lost in the Grooves</a></em> and an <a href="">oral history</a> of Neutral Milk Hotel.

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