The Split-Level Trap Author:Richard E. Gordon, M.D., Katherine K. Gordon, Max Gunther Harried young housewives are seeking escape in alcohol and stolen affairs. Husbands, frantic for success, stay later and later in the city. Teen-agers, their every wish too easily granted, steal and engage in open sexual promiscuity. — This nation-wide best seller not only reveals the hidden stresses of suburbia, it shows how to conquer them. Thr... more »ough actual, true stories of people who could be your neighbor, psychiatrist Richard E. Gordon, his wife Katherine, a social psychologist, and Time editor Max Gunther offer proven techniques for preventing tensions and solving the emotional problems of high-pressure living.
"A Kinsey report on suburbia." -Chicago Daily News
This great little book is a lurid supermarket checkout line account of the horrors and tragedies of suburbia in the late 50s and early 60s, dressed up as a serious social investigation. Highly recommended for those interested in learning about social mores of that time.« less