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
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
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“…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.” …
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