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Alan Ehrenhalt
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Alan Ehrenhalt was the executive editor of Governing magazine from 1990 to 2009. He is the author of The United States of Ambition, The Lost City, and Democracy in the Mirror. In 2000, he was the recipient of the American Political Science Association’s Carey McWilliams Award for distinguished contributions to the field of political science by a journalist. He lives near Washington, D.C.

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The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City

Written by Alan Ehrenhalt


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 24, 2012
Price: $12.99

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The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City

Written by Alan Ehrenhalt


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $16.95

Eye-opening and thoroughly engaging, this is an indispensible look at American urban/suburban society and its future.

In The Great Inversion, Alan Ehrenhalt, one of our leading urbanologists, reveals how the roles of America’s cities and suburbs are changing places—young adults and affluent retirees moving in, while immigrants and the less affluent are... Read more >
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The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City

Written by Alan Ehrenhalt


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: April 24, 2012
Price: $26.95

In The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City we travel the nation with Alan Ehrenhalt, one of our leading urbanists, as he explains how America’s cities are changing, what makes them succeed or fail, and what this means for our future.

Just a couple of decades ago, we... Read more >
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