How To Speak Midwestern

Author: Edward McClelland
Publisher: Belt Publishing
ISBN: 9780997774276
Size: 31.28 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: 21.51 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"?

Kitchens Of The Great Midwest

Author: J. Ryan Stradal
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698196511
Size: 16.66 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 ...

Nothin But Blue Skies

Author: Edward McClelland
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1608195457
Size: 59.21 MB
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The jobs drifted elsewhere, and many of the people soon followed suit. Nothin' but Blue Skies tells the story of how the country's industrial heartland grew, boomed, bottomed, and hopes to be reborn.

The New Midwest

Author: Mark Athitakis
Publisher: Belt Publishing
ISBN: 9780997774283
Size: 64.75 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.

Native Plants Of The Midwest

Author: Alan Branhagen
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604697776
Size: 74.54 MB
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This comprehensive book is for native plant enthusiasts and home gardeners in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, northern Arkansas, and eastern Kansas.

Southern Migrants Northern Exiles

Author: Chad Berry
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252068416
Size: 71.57 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.

You Re Saying It Wrong

Author: Ross Petras
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 0399578099
Size: 38.73 MB
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With wit and good humor, this handy little book not only saves us from sticky linguistic situations but also provides fascinating cocktail-party-ready anecdotes.

Young Mr Obama

Author: Edward McClelland
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9781608193844
Size: 68.47 MB
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Edward McClelland, a veteran Chicago journalist, tells the real story of the first black president's political education in the capital of the African American political community.

The Fly Strip

Author: Gwen Banta
Publisher: Waldorf Publishing
ISBN: 1943847401
Size: 56.90 MB
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Laugh-out-loud funny, and yet achingly poignant, the story of Weed's journey to defy convention and to defend his sense of justice will cause you to stand up and cheer for this charming, hilarious - and unlikely - hero.