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“It was like musical chairs of death, and we were the mecca for foreclosure disasters. The first time I took the boat out, I was so nervous. ‘Is anybody going to want to do this?’ Oh yes, they sure did. I had to get two boats. It was crazy. Those were some of my best days.” —Marc Joseph, foreclosure-boat-tour operator, photographed in 2009 and interviewed in 2018

“GENDER IS OFTEN A proxy for class in this country,” Susan Faludi says. I’ve caught her in the middle of writing a new foreword to her feminist classic, Backlash, which details the regressive culture of the late 1980s. The idea behind the book—that women

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