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HOLY LAND: A Suburban Memoir

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Part memoir, part social history, this odd collection of reflections should resonate with anyone who has experienced the profound loneliness of life in suburbia. Waldie is a poet, one of BUZZ magazine's 100 certified cool people, and public information officer of Lakewood, Calif. (One can't help wondering how long he'll be retained in this position after the publication of this bleak and cynical ... Read full review

Holy land: a suburban memoir

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Both these books focus on how the concept of home shaped the lives of 1950s American families. Froncek tells a poignant story of a son's attempt to reconcile himself to his father, an event triggered ... Read full review

Review: Holy Land: A Suburban Memoir

User Review  - Kelly Ferguson - Goodreads

Waldie describes his book as a memoir of place, but to me the 316 sections read more as an essay on the 1950s California suburb where he grew up. I've always been fascinated by concepts of house, home ... Read full review


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