Holy Land: A Suburban Memoir download free [PDF and Ebook] by D. J. Waldie

Holy Land: A Suburban Memoir download free [PDF and Ebook] by D. J. Waldie year 2005
  • Book name: Holy Land: A Suburban Memoir
  • Author: D. J. Waldie
  • Release date: 2005/9/10
  • Publisher: WW NORTON & CO
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Reference
  • ISBN: 9780393327281
  • Rating: 8.57 of 10
  • Votes: 880
  • Review by: Davian Bohn
  • Review rating: 8.84 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/11
  • Total pages: 208
  • Includes a PDF summary of 23 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Since its publication in 1996, Holy Land has become an American classic. In 'quick, translucent prose' (Michiko Kakutani, New York Times) that is at once lyrical and unsentimental, D. J. Waldie recounts growing up in Lakewood, California, a prototypical post-World War II suburb. Laid out in 316 sections as carefully measured as a grid of tract houses, Holy Land is by turns touching, eerie, funny, and encyclopedic in its handling of what was gained and lost when thousands of blue-collar families were thrown together in the suburbs of the 1950s. An intensely realized and wholly original memoir about the way in which a place can shape a life, Holy Land is ultimately about the resonance of choices-how wide a street should be, what to name a park-and the hopes that are realized in the habits of everyday life.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 9H38M56S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Asian History, Sociology, History Of The Americas, Memoirs, Regional Studies, 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000, Biography: Historical, Political & Military
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 14.15 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x211x15mm
  • Weight: 170g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States
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