Kathy Knapp

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Assistant Professor of English at the University of Connecticut, author of the forthcoming book American Unexceptionalism: The Everyman and The Suburban Novel After 9/11

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For more than 50 years, Americans were drawn to the suburbs, with their sylvan promises of easy living.

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For more than 50 years, Americans were drawn to the suburbs, with their sylvan promises of easy living.

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