Getting to Phoenix

Getting to Phoenix

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A hilarious account of one man's adjustment in moving from New York City to Phoenix and the Valley of the Sun. Laughingly takes us from the last eventful days in New York describing frantic garage sales, the end of a career in the East and the long distance real estate negotiation.Gently satirizes every aspect of the Phoenix scene from the real estate boom to such ordinary customs as food shopping, cowboy art walks and the local sports mania. Comically details taking ownership, arranging renovations and remodelling a house. A cast of characters including gay designers, petulant wallpaper hangers, carpet installers, painters and landscapers. Even finding a doctor proves to be a laughable ordeal. Moving from Manhattan to Phoenix hits home when the sign on the public library's door says, qDeadly weapons not allowed in building.q Culture shock personified! This is an amusing narrative most will recognize as part of today's American experience.So a#39;Arizona Timea#39; says stay on line for five light changes and enjoy the scenery for the eighteen minute wait. You can go straight and make a U turn faster! Of course I think the Arizona driving instructors and manual have not taught drivers toanbsp;...

Title:Getting to Phoenix
Author:Michael Boloker
Publisher:iUniverse - 2001-06-01


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