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Crestwood Heights, by John R. Seeley, R. Alexander Simm, and Elizabeth W. Looseley

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“Crestwood Heights” is a well-to-do suburb of Toronto. I am not sure precisely how “well-to-do”—one of the problems of this book, indeed, is that just this kind of specific information is often lacking. Yet one would guess that the houses start at about $30,000 or $35,000, two cars are common, the school system seems to be one of the best in Canada, the children all spend their summers in camp, most of the men are either independent entrepreneurs or well-paid executives and professionals, and the women are well educated and intensely interested in what contemporary psychology has to tell them about making the lives of their children and husbands happy.

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