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Heart Land

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This is a fictional memoir of a boy growing up in rural Ohio between 1930 and 1940, a time of social and historic importance that still resonates in American political life today.
Paperback, 152 pages
Published April 1st 2009 by Schiel & Denver Publishing Limited
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Aug 08, 2015 rated it really liked it

Nostalgia at its best.

Ms. Miller pulls you in with wonderful characters and the life folks lead in a cozy, Ohio pre-war town. From the depression and pre-World War II eras, the characters are true to life and have antics that you can just see happening in a used-to-be safe environment.

Folks didn't lock their doors, folks helped each other when times were tough, and children were still mischievous but innocent.

The characters were all loveable. You would want to be in the kitchens of the character
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Miller served a term as an original councilor with METRO, Portland's regional government. She later served two consecutive four-year terms (the maximum permitted) as a member of the Multnomah County Commission, leaving office in 1988. During her political tenure in public life, Miller was a strong advocate of the need for government and individuals to cooperate in providing educational and communi ...more
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