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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. tune used to be mostly heard stay and such a lot residential streets had colour timber. The close by Wabash River―a repeated topic of tale and song―transported Sunday picnickers to public parks. within the kind of an old school urban listing, An American place of birth celebrates a bygone American period, targeting existence in Twenties Terre Haute, Indiana. With artfully drawn biographical sketches and generously illustrated histories, famous musician, historian, and storyteller Tom Roznowski not just inspires a good looks worthy remembering, but additionally brings to gentle simply what number of our glossy rules of sustainable dwelling are deeply rooted within the American tradition.

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