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Genius of Common Sense: The Story of Jane Jacobs and The Death and Life of Great American Cities
Written & illustrated by Glenna Lang & Marjory Wunsch

David R. Godine, Publisher

“Board of Trade building in downtown Scranton, 1920s” in
Chapter Two: Growing Up in the Electric City

Praise for Genius of Comon Sense:
Genius of Common Sense is an inspiring look at one of the great heroines of New York.
—ROBERT CARO, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Power Broker

This book is the cat’s pyjamas. It’s the clearest account anywhere of who Jane was, what she did for cities, and how she did it.
— MAX ALLEN, Producer of CBC Radio’s Ideas and editor of Ideas That Matter: The Worlds of Jane Jacobs

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