Edge City: Life on the New Frontier

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Jul 27, 2011 - Social Science - 576 pages
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First there was downtown. Then there were suburbs. Then there were malls. Then Americans launched the most sweeping change in 100 years in how they live, work, and play. The Edge City.


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Garreau's rather indifferently written tome, originally produced as a series of Washington Post articles, describes the phenomenon of Edge Cities that have sprung up in various areas of the nation ... Read full review

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Contents

The Color of Money
139
6
154
7
209
9
262
2
275
10
333
Present at Creation
349
III
362
11
420
12
439
13
450
Acknowledgments
473
Suggested Readings
479
3
506
Notes
509
4
514

V
389
VI
402

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About the author (2011)

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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