City by City: How Americans Actually Live por Keith Gessen, Stephen Squibb

City by City: How Americans Actually Live por Keith Gessen, Stephen Squibb

January 21, 2020

Titulo del libro : City by City: How Americans Actually Live
Fecha de lanzamiento : May 12, 2015
Autor : Keith Gessen, Stephen Squibb
Número de páginas : 480
ISBN : 0865478317
Editor : n + 1

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Keith Gessen, Stephen Squibb con City by City: How Americans Actually Live

A collection of essays—historical and personal—about the present and future of American cities

Edited by Keith Gessen and Stephen Squibb, City by City is a collection of essays—historical, personal, and somewhere in between—about the present and future of American cities. It sweeps from Gold Rush, Alaska, to Miami, Florida, encompassing cities large and small, growing and failing. These essays look closely at the forces—gentrification, underemployment, politics, culture, and crime—that shape urban life. They also tell the stories of citizens whose fortunes have risen or fallen with those of the cities they call home.
     A cross between Hunter S. Thompson, Studs Terkel, and the Great Depression–era WPA guides to each state in the Union, City by City carries this project of American storytelling up to the days of our own Great Recession.