Columns | Unreal Estates

Buying a Starter Home at the End of the World

I knew there was nothing natural about my homeownership. I had merely found a lucky loophole in the midst of tremendous misfortune.

This is Unreal Estates, a column  by Beth Boyle Machlan on American mythologies of home and housing.

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