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The Voice of Small-town America The Selected Writings of Robert Quillen, 1920û1948 by John Hammond Moore

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Published by University of South Carolina Press .
Written in English


  • Other prose: from c 1900 -,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Language,
  • American - General,
  • Journalism,
  • United States - State & Local - South,
  • 20th century,
  • Anecdotes,
  • Biography,
  • City and town life,
  • Fountain Inn,
  • History,
  • Newspaper editors,
  • South Carolina

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12195996M
ISBN 101570037108
ISBN 109781570037108

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The Voice of Small-Town America: The Selected Writings of Robert Quillen, (Book review): An article from: Journal of Southern History [Jim Bernhard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This digital document is an article from Journal of Southern History, published by Southern Historical Association on May 1Author: Jim Bernhard. Grounded in a nationally representative survey, ethnographic site visits, and scores of in-depth interviews, Wuthnow's nuanced and sensitive book draws on the voices of small-town Americans and challenges enduring stereotypes. Wuthnow takes the conversation deeper, and he does not avoid the hot-button issues."Cited by: David Plowden has produced twenty or so books, with a constant theme, it seems to me, of capturing the ruggedness of a slightly past America. 'Small town America' covers this theme brilliantly/5(6). Robert Quillen is the author of The Voice of Small-Town America ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 1 review, published ) and The Path Wharton Found ( av Home My Books3/5.

  He goal was to write a book which talked about small-town life with neither nostalgia nor disdain, and I think he succeeded. Through the voices of many, many individuals, Wuthnow gives life to the communitarian principle of This is a dense but still readable study of small-town life in America, built upon dozens of interviews and impressive 4/5. In this book on the American scene, David Plowden turns to a part of American culture that was once common place but is now in danger of being lost or, at best, forever transformed. His photographs of barber shops, general stores and schoolhouses create a portrait of small town America/5. An exciting account of my home town Colchester, Illinois. Growing up I heard many stories about Kelly, the Black Sox players, and the KKK. For the first time, I was able to sift fact from legend through this meticulously researched work that included many interviews with people I have known for 65 years.A must read for insights into a small town community so common in middle America/5(10). Novels About Small-Town Life Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

Voice of America is an international news and broadcast organization serving Central and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, Central Asia, Russia, the Middle East and Balkan countries.   Ross got his notion of the plain style from the small-town newspaper, which was in good shape in his and Thurber's day. A baptism in small-town newspapering was . Members Area. This area is available to the members of VOTT with active membership subscription. If you are already a member, simply log in here using the username and password you created upon registering (VOTT does not issue either). If you wish to join VOTT, register for a free taster session here.   The Voice of Small-town America by John Hammond Moore, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(2).