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The Great Good Place: Cafes, Coffee Shops, Bookstores, Bars, Hair Salons, and Other Hangouts at the Heart of a Communityby Ray Oldenburg
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Oldenburg argues that "third places"--where people can hang out simply for the pleasures of good company--are the heart of a community's social vitality and the grassroots of democracy. of photos.
The Great Good Place argues that "third places" - where people can gather, put aside the concerns of work and home, and hang out simply for the pleasures of good company and lively conversation - are the heart of a community's social vitality and the grassroots of democracy.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-323) and index.
About the Author
Ray Oldenburg lives in Pensacola, FL.
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