The Song of Suburbia

The Song of Suburbia

Author: David Bouchier

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9780595437573

Page: 324

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Suburbia is a green anteroom to heaven and this benign state of limbo may be the goal to which all human life has tended: the evolutionary Ultima Thule—no surprises and unlimited shopping opportunities. Properly understood and lived in, ...

Award-winning humorist and radio personality David Bouchier has been called "The H.L. Mencken of the subdivisions." He applies his satirical wit, wisdom, and a touch of philosophy to the everyday dramas of suburban life. In this second collection of essays, originally broadcast on National Public Radio stations WSHU and WSUF in Long Island and Connecticut, he explores and explains such quintessentially suburban themes as: the the trauma of an empty driveway; romance in the catering hall; a visit from the exterminator; the metaphysics of golf; and the lament of the suburban commuter.



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