San Francisco Chronicle Book Review An eloquent testament to the crazy vigor of this country, a book that persuades us that it's still the luckiest place to be whatever your stripe...An ambitious work...painstakingly thorough.
Publishers Weekly Brilliantly succeeds in getting inside the minds of these communities.
The Washington Post Absorbing...extremely thought-provoking, and great fun to read...I could hardly turn the pages fast enough.
The New York Times Ms. FitzGerald [has] the watchful eye of an anthropologist...writing with lucid sympathy for her subjects...A well-written, well-documented book.
About the Author
won the Pulitzer Prize, the Bancroft Prize for History, the National Book Award, and the National Institute for Arts and Letters Award, among others, for her monumental Fire in the Lake.
She is the author of America Revised
and Way Out There in the Blue,
and is a regular contributor to The New Yorker.