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Yuppies Invade My House at Dinnertime: A Tale of Brunch, Bombs, and Gentrification in an American City
Yuppies Invade my House at Dinnertime is a collection of letters printed in The Hoboken Reporter newspaper over the past four years. Here, in their own words, is what happens to the people in a city undergoing several years of intense gentrification. It is a story of Reeboks, real estate, Radical Chic yahoos, yorkies, yokels, urinal cleaners, feast bombers, brunch eaters, ...more
Paperback, 181 pages
Published December 1st 1987 by Big River Pub
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Fun collection of letters to the editor of the Hoboken Reporter in the late 1980s showing the battles over gentrification in the small, formerly blue-collar NJ town. Given that Hoboken is now one square mile of nothing but dude bros and overpriced condos, it's hard not to side with the anti-yuppies who wrote in, even if they do trade in pretty objectionable commentary.