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The good city : writers explore 21st century Boston

Author: Emily Hiestand; Ande Zellman
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, ©2004.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Hiestand; Ande Zellman
ISBN: 0807071439 9780807071434
OCLC Number: 54611187
Description: 175 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: the comeback city / Paul S. Grogan --
Hooked on Boston: a love story / Susan Orlean --
An eden of sorts: an unnatural history of the Shawmut Peninsula / John Hanson Mitchell --
A racial lab for the twenty-first century / Derrick Z. Jackson --
A literary landscape: from Jamaica to Boston / Patricia Powell --
Innovation city / Scott Kirsner --
A mixing chamber / Robert Campbell --
On location: place and politics in a changing city / Jane Holtz Kay --
An intimate geography: Boston neighborhoods / Lynda Morgenroth --
There goes the neighborhood / Michael Patrick MacDonald --
Whose city, whose hill? The tradition of exclusivity in Boston politics / Jack Beatty --
Isabella Stewart Gardiner's museum: a legacy for America / Alan Chong --
A splendid anachronism / James Miller --
Boston's children and the power of play / Irene Smalls --
Good sports, bad sports / Howard Bryant --
Bridging difference: we're all here now / Anita Diamant.
Responsibility: edited by Emily Hiestand and Ande Zellman.
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