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Maine Girl By Deborah McGlauflin
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Memories of the author's childhood in Maine are the inspiration for the evocative collection of poems in "Maine Girl." The scent of pines, the taste of a first lobster, the call of loons,... More > the beauty of potato blossoms, the joys and trials of fishing, and a close encounter with a moose are called to mind in poems that are accompanied by beautiful photographs. "Maine Girl" will touch the heart of anyone who has lived in or visited the Grand State of Maine.< Less
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
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Carol Milford is a liberal, free-spirited young woman, reared in the metropolis of Saint Paul, Minnesota. She marries Will Kennicott, a doctor, who is a small-town boy at heart. When they marry,... More > Will convinces her to live in his home-town of Gopher Prairie, Minnesota (a town modeled on Sauk Centre, Minnesota, the author's birthplace). Carol is appalled at the backwardness of Gopher Prairie. But her disdain for the town's physical ugliness and smug conservatism compels her to reform it.< Less
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
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Carol Milford is a liberal, free-spirited young woman, reared in the metropolis of Minneapolis. She marries Will Kennicott, a doctor, who is a small-town boy at heart. When they marry, Will convinces... More > her to live in his home-town of Gopher Prairie, Minnesota. Carol is appalled at the backwardness of Gopher Prairie. But her disdain for the town’s physical ugliness and smug conservatism compels her to reform it.< Less
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
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The Main Street Historic District in Stone Ridge, New York, United States, is located along US 209/NY 213 in that hamlet, part of the Town of Marbletown in Ulster County. It is a strip from the... More > southern end of the unincorporated community to a short distance north of the intersection at Cooper Street, where the 209/213 concurrency ends. The latter highway turns left (northwest) towards the Catskill Mountains.Main Street's 70 acres (28 ha) contain 97 resources on 38 separate lots. All but five are contributing properties to the historic character of the district. In 1988, Main Street Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places.The buildings are mostly houses, dating from the 18th and early 19th centuries. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Street_Historic_District_(Stone_Ridge,_New_York) Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
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Main Street, The Story of Carol Kennicott is a satirical novel written by Sinclair Lewis, and first published in 1920. Carol Milford is a liberal, free-spirited young woman, reared in the metropolis... More > of St. Paul. She marries Will Kennicott, a doctor, who is a small-town boy at heart. When they marry, Will convinces her to live in his home-town of Gopher Prairie, Minnesota (a town modeled on Sauk Centre, Minnesota, the author's birthplace). Carol is appalled at the backwardness of Gopher Prairie. But her disdain for the town's physical ugliness and smug conservatism compels her to reform it. She speaks with its members about progressive changes, joins women's clubs, distributes literature, and holds parties to liven up Gopher Prairie's inhabitants. Despite her friendly, but ineffective efforts, she is constantly derided by the leading cliques. She finds comfort and companionship outside her social class. These companions are taken from her one by one.< Less
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
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Main Street: The Story of Carol Kennicott is a satirical novel written by Sinclair Lewis. Carol Kennicott is a liberal, free-spirited young woman, reared in the metropolis of Saint Paul, Minnesota.... More > She marries Will Kennicott, a doctor, who is a small-town boy at heart. When they marry, Will convinces her to live in his home-town of Gopher Prairie, Minnesota (a town modeled on Sauk Centre, Minnesota, the author's birthplace). Carol is appalled at the backwardness of Gopher Prairie. But her disdain for the town's physical ugliness and smug conservatism compels her to reform it. She speaks with its members about progressive changes, joins women's clubs, distributes literature, and holds parties to liven up Gopher Prairie's inhabitants. Despite her friendly, but ineffective efforts, she is constantly derided by the leading cliques. She finds comfort and companionship outside her social class. In her unhappiness, Carol leaves her husband and moves for a time to Washington, D.C., but she eventually returns.< Less
Corner on Main By Alex Heberling
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Corner on Main is a non-linear interactive webcomic portraying the events happening to several people in the same space of time.
Old Main By Gene Montgomery
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Restoring Clark University's Old Main to its original classic glory was not favored by everyone. Willard Preston learned that his money raising prowess had fatal limitations.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
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Main Street, the story of an idealistic young woman's attempts to reform her small town, brought Lewis immediate acclaim when it was published in 1920. It remains one of the essential texts of the... More > American scene. Lewis Mumford observed: "In Main Street an American had at last written of our life with something of the intellectual rigor and critical detachment that had seemed so cruel and unjustified [in Charles Dickens and Matthew Arnold]. Young people had grown up in this environment, suffocated, stultified, helpless, but unable to find any reason for their spiritual discomfort. Mr. Lewis released them."< Less
The Maine Idea By B.T. Hunter
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A coming of age story about three friends on a camping trip for 2 weeks enjoying the outdoors while having an eye opening experience. The journey begins in New York City and continues for over 1,200... More > miles through the majestic mountains of New England. Along the way, they encounter fascinating and quirky characters that help shape their experiences as well as their outlook on life. Their travels lead them to a weekend gathering of hippies and outdoorsmen whose personalities carry great significance to the trip. In this brilliant book, you’ll find a life filled with an abundance of musical passages and musings of a hopeless romantic. The Main Idea is a literary journey not to be missed.< Less