The End of the Suburbs: Where the American Dream Is Moving

The End of the Suburbs: Where the American Dream Is Moving

by Leigh Gallagher

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591845256
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/01/2013
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.42(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.99(d)

About the Author

LEIGH GALLAGHER is an assistant managing editor at Fortune, where she edits feature stories and oversees several Fortune franchises. She is a regular guest on MSNBC’s Morning Joe and public radio’s Marketplace, appears frequently on CNN, CNBC and other outlets, and is a frequent public speaker. Earlier in her career she was a senior editor at SmartMoney magazine and a writer for Forbes. This is her first book.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 The Great Urban Exodus 27

2 The Master-Planned American Dream 53

3 "My Car Knows the Way to Gymnastics" 79

4 The Urban Burbs 113

5 The End of the Nuclear Family 143

6 Where the Wealth Is Moving 163

7 The Future 191

Acknowledgments 211

Notes 217

Index 251

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“Fascinating reading on changing trends in how and where we live.”
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“Required reading for anyone interested in the future of the United States.”
Kenneth T. Jackson, professor of history, Columbia University

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The End of the Suburbs: Where the American Dream Is Moving 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
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A quick read, but it makes a good case. The argument seems most applicable to large, congested cities.
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