Joe McGinniss, Jr.

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American writer; son of author Joe McGinniss

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A married couple wind up in a wasteland of foreclosed houses and abandoned homes.

Joe McGinniss Jr: Carousel Court

A married couple wind up in a wasteland of foreclosed houses and abandoned homes.

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