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The Rise of the Creative Class by Richard Florida
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Aug 20, 08

bookshelves: essay-general-nonfic
Read in August, 2008

Didn't actually read the whole thing, but was impressed and intrigued by a chapter on my hometown Pittsburgh and its inability to rise above its industrial culture and attitudes. I see that, always have, and could never put my finger on why Pittsburgh just never felt like the kind of place I wanted to live as a free adult. Of course I still love and long for it...
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message 1: by elissa (new)

elissa Steve is sitting behind me and he says that a Washington Post columnist did a column about this. He read the column, but doesn't remember anything about it.


Janet I actually read about this book when reading about another that's on my list that I might not even actually read now, as the reviews were not stellar--The Big Sort.


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