The Stray Shopping Carts of Eastern North America by Julian Montague

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At last, a comprehensive taxonomy of our ubiquitous yet overlooked urban companion: the stray shopping cart. Amateur spotters will find a helpful primer to the various categories and types, from Bus Stop Discards to Transient Imposters. Seasoned parking lot habitués will appreciate the poignancy of the gathered photos and Montague's reflections on our changing urban environment. This offbeat cultural study is perfect for those who have everything—including boundless curiosity.


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ISBN: 9780226829104
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Published: University of Chicago Press - October 30th, 2023