Edge city: life on the new frontier, Volume 1991, Part 2

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Doubleday, 1991 - Social Science - 546 pages
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According to Joel Garreau, we are in the middle of the biggest change in 100 years in how we live, work, and play--and most of us don't even know it. By moving our jobs out to the suburbs where we live and shop, we have created Edge Cities. Garreau has spent three years visiting Edge Cities and presents a groundbreaking book about who we are, how we got that way, where we are headed and what we value.

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Probably would have received a 4 if I had read it before it became dated. Read full review

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Wow. It took me a while, but Joel Garreau's epic book on the state of suburban sprawl in the 1980s is just as thrilling as when it was published in 1992. Chock-full of perplexing, contradictory ... Read full review


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JOEL GARREAU is a student of culture, values and change. The author of the bestselling "Edge City: Life on the New Frontier "and" The Nine Nations of North America," he is a reporter and editor at "The Washington Po"st, a member of the scenario-planning organization Global Business Network, and has served as a senior fellow at George Mason University and the University of California at Berkeley. He has appeared on such national media as Good Morning America, Today, The CBS Evening News with Dan Rather, NBC "Nightly News," ABC's "World News Tonight," and NPR's "Morning Edition" and "All Things Considered," He lives in Broad Run, Virginia.

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