Diners, Bowling Alleys, and Trailer Parks: Chasing the American Dream in Postwar Consumer Culture

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An entertaining and revealing history of diners, bowling alleys, and trailer parks charts the hopes, dreams, fears, and hidden divisions of America's postwar middle class. Through these three quintessentially American institutions, Hurley examines the struggle of blue-collar Americans to attain the good life after two long decades of depression and war. 30 halftones.

Diners, Bowling Alleys, and Trailer Parks: Chasing the American Dream in Postwar Consumer Culture 2002, Basic Books (AZ), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780465031870

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Diners, Bowling Alleys, and Trailer Parks: Chasing the American Dream in Postwar Consumer Culture 2001, Basic Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780465031863

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