A Tour Of Immaculate Suburbia

Follow 'Patio Dad' and 'Realtor Mom' into their blissful mini-McMansion with a review of David Brook's new book, "On Paradise Drive."
June 8, 2004, 5am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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David Brooks introduces us to "denizens of the inner-ring suburbs marked by '16-foot refrigerators with through-the-door goat cheese and guacamole delivery systems'; the 'crunchy' suburban subset, where '96 percent of all children's book illustrators live'; and the inner-ring immigrant enclaves, where houses 'have faded pictures of Mom and Dad in China on the grand piano, and Islamic prayer rugs from Lebanon in the basement.' "

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Published on Monday, October 24, 2005 in The Christian Science Monitor
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