Car Bombs to Cookie Tables

The second edition of a popular anthology about the quintessential Rust Belt city

Car Bombs to Cookie Tables

Car Bombs to Cookie Tables

This book is for the people of Youngstown, past, present and future. It is for their parents and their parents' parents, for their children and their children's children, but mostly it is for them. This book is an examination of memory and conscience, sometimes a celebration, always a mirror. From hard hats to cookie tables, black lungs to football glory, the valley of our pasts lives in these pages. My sweet Jenny, I'm sinkin' down. It is the only way through.

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Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-02 - Publisher:

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Pages: 218
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-23 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press

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Pages: 1064
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-08 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

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Pages: 272
Authors: David Giffels
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-25 - Publisher: Hachette UK

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