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Welcome to Utopia

Karen Valby

Welcome to Utopia

notes from a small town

by Karen Valby

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Published by Spiegel & Grau in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City and town life -- Texas -- Utopia,
  • Utopia (Tex.) -- Social life and customs,
  • Utopia (Tex.) -- Civilization,
  • Utopia (Tex.) -- History -- 21st century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKaren Valby.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF394.U75 V35 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23735886M
    ISBN 109780385522861
    LC Control Number2009037970
    OCLC/WorldCa437298766


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About the Author. Karen Valby is a senior writer at "Entertainment Weekly." She lives in Austin, Texas. This is her first book. Welcome to Utopia is a first book like.

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