In 1947, Forbes magazine declared Lancaster, Ohio the epitome of the all-American town. Today it is damaged, discouraged, and fighting for its future. In Glass House, journalist Brian Alexander, born and raised in Lancaster, gives readers an unparalleled look inside one town, an avatar for many American towns, to show how seeds sown 35 years ago have sprouted to give us Trumpism, inequality, and an eroding national cohesion.
An award-winning journalist and author, Brian Alexander has written for the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Science, Outside, and Esquire. He spent five years as Glamour magazine’s Jake columnist, then became a contributing editor. He has also worked as a contributing editor at Wired. Currently, he writes books and contributes regularly to NBCNews.com as well as Outside and other magazines.
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