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Palm Springs: Life in an iconic US resort town

Palm Springs, California, is an iconic American resort town, known for its warm weather and golf courses.

But photographer Nancy Baron says her second home is a symbol of the American dream.

She says that away from the main streets where tourists congregate, the small town has a much richer culture than most people realise.

Her photographs offer an insider's look into Palm Springs - including its thriving arts scene and well-crafted midcentury design aesthetic.

They are collected in a new book, The Good Life, Palm Springs.

Produced by the BBC's Ashley Semler and Bill McKenna

  • 19 Sep 2014
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