Railwayman's Son: A Plains Family Memoir
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BeschreibungHugh Hawkins was seven years old when his father's job with the Rock Island Rail-road forced his family to relocate to far western Kansas. Before he turned twelve the family had lived in three "Rock Island towns": Herington, Kansas; Goodland, Kansas; and finally EI Reno, Oklahoma. Such was the life of a railwayman's son during the Great Depression. In this warm and thoughtful memoir, Hawkins paints a portrait of a middle-class family's traditions and values in the heartland of the 1930s and 1940s.
InhaltsverzeichnisHow We Moved from Herrington to Goodland My Brother and My Sisters Grade School The Christian Church My Mother and My Father Reaching the Rest of the World At Our House Where I Wandered When the Family Traveled Changed Lives How We Left Goodland and Saw the World of Tomorrow First Year in a New Town First Year in a New Town and a Bit Beyond
Untertitel: 'Plains Histories'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: TEXAS TECH UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2006
Seitenanzahl: 196 Seiten