9 thoughts on “mini-fame

    1. Wow. I read that book for my American Govt seminar in grad school, long long time ago. I thought it was great for people who are particularly interested in OC, as I am. There was another book we read in there called Democracy in Suburbia which was a little more behavioral than historical, heavy on stats, but really a fascinating and more generalizable theory of what stuccoland does to you.

      1. I grew up in Cobb County, Georgia, which is something like Orange County East; McGirr name-drops it as a parallel place to OC in her first 20 pages or so. It’s got all the same contributing factors: defense contracting, white flight, lots of evangelicals, lots of sprawl. There’s a reason I got out.

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