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2 edition of Our towns, a close-up found in the catalog.

Our towns, a close-up

Women"s Group on Public Welfare. Hygiene Committee.

Our towns, a close-up

a study made in 1939-42 with certain recommendations by the Hygiene Committee of the Women"s Group on Public Welfare (in association with the National Council of Social Service)

by Women"s Group on Public Welfare. Hygiene Committee.

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementwith a preface by Margaret Bondfield, Chairman of the Group.
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 143p. ;
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22324725M

Review: 'Our Towns,' by James Fallows and Deborah Fallows NONFICTION: Writers James and Deborah Fallows crisscrossed the U.S., visiting small towns — and what they found gave them hope for : John Reinan. The cover of the book is nice and the idea of flying around the country visiting many of the small and medium sized towns sounds like a fun experience. I think it would have made a better magazine article than a whole book. i really enjoyed the story about their encounter with a government testing zone where the government was seeing if they.

The map of our journey. We had never heard of most of the towns that are now as familiar to us as our own small hometowns of Redlands, California (Jim’s: an orange-growing town next door to San Bernardino in the Inland Empire of Southern California) and Vermilion, Ohio (Deb’s: a fishing and farming town on the south shore of Lake Erie, in the heart of the steel and automotive rust . This book celebrates Adirondack Life's 50th year with this compilation from the "Our Towns" columns. Measures " x ". Hardcover, pages.

“Our Towns will become a classic, joining the ranks of American odysseys from De Tocqueville to Dos Passos. The landscape unfurls beneath us; the language of different regions echoes in our ears. Most important, this book is a tonic for what ails us as a nation, a captivating story of energy and renewal across the land.” (Anne-Marie. Our Towns A ,mile Journey Into the Heart of America (Book): Fallows, James M.: A unique, revelatory portrait of small-town America: the activities, changes, and events that shape this mostly unseen part of our national landscape, and the issues and concerns that matter to the ordinary Americans who make these towns their home. For the last five years, James and .


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About Our Towns ***NATIONAL BEST SELLER*** For five years, James and Deborah Fallows have travelled across America in a single-engine prop airplane. Visiting dozens of towns, the America they saw is acutely conscious of its problems—from economic dislocation to the opioid scourge—but it is also crafting solutions, with a practical-minded determination at dramatic.

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About two hours of flying time to the east of Mount Rushmore, the first Our Towns visit is to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, a city of aboutpeople spread over about 75 square miles.

Arriving on the summer solstice, and their wedding anniversary, they go to a brew pub to celebrate and fall into conversation with a group of nursing students. An illuminating trip through “parts of the country generally missed by the media spotlight.” Between andAtlantic national correspondent James Fallows (China Airborne: The Test of China’s Future,etc.) and his wife, Deborah Fallows (Dreaming in Chinese: Mandarin Lessons in Life, Love, and Language,etc.), traveled nearlymiles in their small.

In 'Our Towns,' married authors crisscross America to take 'fresh look' at USA. James Fallows and Deborah Fallows, the married authors of Our Towns: A ,Mile Journey Into the Heart of America (Pantheon, pp., ★★½ out of four), believe that America needs a book like theirs right : Barry Singer.

The idea behind Our Towns, a new book by co-authors Deborah and James Fallows, who have been married sincewas asking the right questions—namely, where are things working, and where are Author: Patrick Sisson.

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It tells the story of the fictional American small town of Grover's Corners between and through the everyday lives of its citizens. Throughout, Wilder uses metatheatrical devices, setting the play in the actual theatre Cited by: