"Escape to the Suburbs"

Title"Escape to the Suburbs"
Year for Search1978
AuthorsPayes, Rachel Cosgrove (1922-98)
Secondary AuthorsLaurence, Alice
Secondary TitleCassandra Rising
Pagination57-65
Date Published1978
PublisherDoubleday
Place PublishedGarden City, NY
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

Overpopulation dystopia. Manhattan is cut off from the suburbs. The city government has fled to New Jersey and the tunnels have been blown up. Manhattan is now entirely black and Hispanic, extremely poor, and crowded. Those who try to escape are killed.

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Author Note

Female author (1922-98).

Full Text

1978 Payes, Rachel Cosgrove (1922-98). “Escape to the Suburbs.” Cassandra Rising. Ed. Alice Laurence (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1978), 57-65. MoU-St

Overpopulation dystopia. Manhattan is cut off from the suburbs. The city government has fled to New Jersey and the tunnels have been blown up. Manhattan is now entirely black and Hispanic, extremely poor, and crowded