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Car Bombs to Cookie Tables: The Youngstown Anthology

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"Car Bombs to Cookie Tables: The Youngstown Anthology" is filled with stories born of struggle and conflict, stories that have shaped the values and lives of people from the Mahoning Valley. Like other books from Belt Publishing, including "A Detroit Anthology" and "Rust Belt Chic: The Cleveland Anthology," "Car Bombs to Cookie Tables" resists boosterism. It elevates works ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published May 15th 2015 by Belt Publishing
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Emily Betz
Dec 30, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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Liked this so much more than I expected! Picked it up at the rose garden. :) Very well edited: the different voices shine, but few grammatical or stylistic issues to distract from the moods and messages. Two of my favorites are "A Girl's Youngstown"--apt title with layers of meaning--and "Hiding the Evidence: It's a Youngstown Thing".
Mike Wigal
Jan 09, 2016 rated it really liked it
Y-town will always be my town. As intended this brought back a lot of bittersweet memories. I am proud to have lived there, running with the guys after work in Mill Creek Park, pizza at Tanjiers in Struthers every week, buying a house in February only to discover two months later (after the last snow finally melted) my driveway was twice as wide as I thought it was, working at St. E's, family gatherings at my in-law's in Campbell, wedding reception at Powers Auditorium where we made out like ban ...more
Haley Shaffer
I definitely skimmed some of the stories. A few favorites were the Ed O' Neil and Maurice Clarett stories. And he one about cookie tables, of course. I wish they would've started with a different story.

Can see using a few as mentor texts. Think my students will enjoy learning about some local people and places.
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