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The Food of a Younger Land: The WPA's Portrait of Food in Pre-World War II America
Hot dog, this book was fun! It uses documents from the Federal Writer's Program(part of the WPA) to document regional American cooking after canning w ...more
May 07, 2011
May 07, 2011
A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World
I have loved Tony Horwitz ever since I read "Baghdad without a Map." Even thought I thought I found early American history boring, I decided to give t ...more
Sep 03, 2010
Sep 03, 2010
A Handbook of American Prayer
This book was in the science fiction section of the library, which testifies to the current sad state of affairs, as it is a book about religion, not ...more
Nov 25, 2009
Nov 25, 2009
Child of a Rainless Year
What a fantastic book! I should not have liked it; it is a fantasy about subjects that would normally turn me off, liminality and the importance of co ...more
Dec 16, 2009
Dec 16, 2009
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
I wish this were a genre of book. Charles Mann tries to summarize what we now know of the history of the Americas before contact. It is hard, however, ...more
Nov 04, 2010
Sep 03, 2010
Jesse Monongya: Opal Bears and Lapis Skies
Beautiful illustrations and a fast read. I was very happy reading this book and looking at the pictures. Monongya led a tough life and would probably ...more
Jan 2004
Jan 09, 2010
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