The Great Good Place: Cafés, Coffee Shops, Bookstores, Bars, Hair Salons, and Other Hangouts at the Heart of a Community

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Marlowe, 1997 - Social Science - 336 pages
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The Great Good Place argues that "third places" - where people can gather, put aside the concerns of work and home, and hang out simply for the pleasures of good company and lively conversation - are the heart of a community's social vitality and the grassroots of democracy.

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I've never really had a third place -- not home, not work, but another hangout entirely -- but now I want one. Read full review

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Ray Oldenburg lives in Pensacola, FL.

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