How To Speak Midwestern

Author: Edward McClelland
Publisher: Belt Publishing
ISBN: 9780997774276
Size: 62.58 MB
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This book explains not only what Midwesterners say but also how and why they say it and covers such topics as: the causes of the Northern cities vowel shift, why the accents in Fargo miss the nasality that's a hallmark of Minnesota speech, ...

Speaking American

Author: Josh Katz
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544702522
Size: 26.50 MB
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Now a graphics editor, Katz harnessed the overwhelming response to that quiz to create Speaking American, an extraordinary and beautiful tour through the American vernacular. How do you pronounce "pecan"?

Nothin But Blue Skies

Author: Edward McClelland
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1608195295
Size: 69.31 MB
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Looks at the boom and bust of America's upper Midwest and Great Lakes region, tracing its role as a leader in manufacturing, the forces that shaped it, and the innovations and industrial fallouts that brought about its downfall.

Kitchens Of The Great Midwest

Author: J. Ryan Stradal
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698196511
Size: 30.59 MB
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Each chapter in J. Ryan Stradal’s startlingly original debut tells the story of a single dish and character, at once capturing the zeitgeist of the Midwest, the rise of foodie culture, and delving into the ways food creates community and ...

The New Midwest

Author: Mark Athitakis
Publisher: Belt Publishing
ISBN: 9780997774283
Size: 60.37 MB
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But as the region has changed, so, in many ways, has its fiction. In this book, the author explores how shifts in work, class, place, race, and culture has been reflected or ignored by novelists and short story writers.

Southern Migrants Northern Exiles

Author: Chad Berry
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252068416
Size: 26.66 MB
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Through vivid oral histories, Chad Berry explores the conflict between migrants' economic success and their "spiritual exile" in the North.

French Lessons

Author: Alice Kaplan
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226424197
Size: 73.36 MB
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Raised the daughter of a Jewish lawyer who prosecuted Nazi war criminals, Alice escapes into another world via the French language and culture yet finds, through deconstructionist history, the existence of French fascism, and ultimately her ...

How To Talk Midwestern

Author: Robert Thomas
Publisher: Quixote PressPublications
ISBN: 9781878488213
Size: 53.88 MB
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To speak good Midwestern you need to: Get gear dup by studyin this book. Before you know it you'll be speaking Midwestern Pertnear as good as Everybody.

Shotgun Lovesongs

Author: Nickolas Butler
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 146684079X
Size: 57.61 MB
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Though the town may have changed, the one thing that hasn't is the beauty of the Wisconsin farmland, the lure of which, in Nickolas Butler's hands, emerges as a vibrant character in the story.

Dreamland

Author: Sam Quinones
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1620402513
Size: 15.85 MB
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Introducing a memorable cast of characters--pharma pioneers, young Mexican entrepreneurs, narcotics investigators, survivors, and parents--Quinones shows how these tales fit together.