From Publishers Weekly
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For anyone who wants to know where and how consumer America got its start, this is the book.Published 16 months ago by Louise Milone
Very well done. Informative, engaging, a pleasure to read; and all too relevant to our own times. This is a very satisfying, as well as thought-provoking read.Published on August 31, 2012 by Anonymous
Once you read one page of this, I guarantee you won't want to read another. In this book, William Leach goes list-crazy, where paragraphs consist of sentence after sentence of... Read morePublished on October 8, 2009 by Kevin Teeple
This has got to be the most boring book in the world!!!! I have to read it for one of my college courses and it is very nauseating. Read morePublished on February 5, 2003
In William Leach's Land of Desire: Merchants, Power, and the Rise of a New American Culture the author ignores the topic of leisure by making it self-evident through consumerism. Read morePublished on December 8, 2001 by Pop Curious