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SuburbiaNation

reading suburban landscape in twentieth-century American fiction and film
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Palgrave Macmillan , New York
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism, Suburban life in literature, Motion pictures -- United States -- History, Suburbs in motion pictures, Landscape in motion pictures, Landscape in literature, Suburbs in liter

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Other titlesSuburbia nation
StatementRobert Beuka.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS374.S82 B48 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 284 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3688479M
ISBN 101403963673, 1403963401
LC Control Number2003054914

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