Peter Dougherty

Adam Smith and Sonny Liston -- A Philadelphia Story

10.15.2004 | Peter Dougherty | NP, Urban Affairs | 3 Comments
The West Philadelphia streets on which I grew up were studded with shoe repair stores, laundries, restaurants, printers, banks, insurance offices, machine shops, newsstands, candy stores. This is where I encountered the outside world, got my first job, and learned the bourgeois virtues in miniature.