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Life Would Be Perfect If I Lived in That House

Daryl Paranada Dec 15, 2010

Title: Life Would Be Perfect If I Lived in That House

Author: Meghan Daum

Publisher: Knopf

Type: Non Fiction

Released: May 4, 2010

Length: 256 pages

In “Life Would Be Perfect If I Lived in That House,” Meghan Daum traces her dizzying search for the perfect house. In the memoir, the self-described real estate addict traces her move from New York to Lincoln, Neb., to Los Angeles — a journey that provides some interesting lessons.

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