By Tom Roznowski
They lived "green" out of necessity―walking to paintings, repairing every thing from worn sneakers to wristwatches, recycling milk bottles and boxes. track was once mostly heard stay and so much residential streets had color bushes. The within sight Wabash River―a repeated topic of tale and song―transported Sunday picnickers to public parks. within the type of an old style urban listing, An American place of birth celebrates a bygone American period, concentrating on existence in Twenties Terre Haute, Indiana. With artfully drawn biographical sketches and generously illustrated histories, famous musician, historian, and storyteller Tom Roznowski not just conjures up a good looks worthy remembering, but additionally brings to gentle simply what number of our glossy principles of sustainable residing are deeply rooted within the American tradition.
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An American Hometown: Terre Haute, Indiana, 1927 (Quarry Books) by Tom Roznowski