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Cities on a Hill: A Journey Through Contemporary American Cultures

By: Frances FitzGerald

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1987

Seller ID: 15235

ISBN: 0671645617

Condition: Used - Very Good


"We must consider that we shall be A City Upon a Hill, the eyes of all people upon us," John Winthrop told his Pilgrim community crossing the Atlantic to found the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Four centuries later, Americans are still building Cities Upon a Hill. In "Cities on a Hill" Pulitzer Prize-winner Frances FitzGerald explores this often eccentric, sometimes prophetic inclination in America. With characteristic wit and insight she examines four radically different communities -- a fundamentalist church, a guru-inspired commune, a Sunbelt retirement city, and a gay activist community -... View more info