Recollecting the Forties

Recollecting the Forties

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At the end of the forties, an old road was replaced with a modern highway, and television sets partly replaced radios and books. Those events marked the end of a way of life in rural Michigan. The author looks back at the forties from a modern viewpoint and at her life in a family of schoolteachers, recalling small-town storekeepers, old-fashioned teachers, and a simpler way of life that emphasized education and the environment.As a baby and little girl, I had a tiny bedrooma€”a nursery, reallya€”adjoining Mother and Popa#39;s bedroom. It had little space for anything other than my bed. To be sure, Pop built the room for maximum comfort in minimal space; the built-in bedanbsp;...

Title:Recollecting the Forties
Author:Carol Stone
Publisher:iUniverse - 1999-06-01


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