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Manhatten Beach by Jennifer Egan

3/5 stars.
ebook, 448 pages.
September 8, 2017 to September 17, 2017.

As a first-time reader of Jennifer Egan, I am grateful to Netgalley and the publisher for giving me a perfect opportunity to read this book. 572 more words

Book Reviews

The Fate of Nations

by Mark Macy

The intent of this article is not to stir up old wounds, but to see if there’s a connection between actions and consequences. 1,378 more words

Christmas at the Cotton Mills

There was always a Christmas program at the mill school. Children memorized parts of the Christmas story from Luke, stood in a row, and recited it, verse by verse. 548 more words

Great Depression, New Deal and Self-development courses

The Custody of the Pumpkin, the first story of the collection Blandings Castle and Elsewhere, is one of the best by the master in terms of the incredible similes and metaphors. 659 more words

Blandings Castle

“…free trade flowered in the internationalist moment of the 1840s and 1850s before withering again. It would have to wait another century, until after the Great Depression and the Second World War, before being taken up by a new world power – the United States – and thanks to this support projected to global dominance in the 1980s.” …

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65 Pieces of Survival Wisdom From the Great Depression

By: The Survival Mom

It was the best of times, it was the very worst of times. America’s Great Depression of the 1930s was a time of starvation and subsistence survival for many families. 1,777 more words