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Life is Like Baking a Cake By Charlie, The Main Street Writer rit
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I am Charlie, your storyteller, and for forty years I was a Police And Private Detective traveling around in the Midwest and the East Coast of the greatest Country in the world, The United States of... More > America! Everyday I was meeting and talking to a lot of people, many were willing to tell me their story of life, the ingredients of making a life for them, one they could live with and be Happy with. This writing is one of a series of short stories about the children of these immigration families; and what they Baked for their life’s and what some of the ingredients. The writer looks at life as time travel and each life is Like Baking a Cake, what you put into it is what you get and each person has a taste that is different. Most like where they are in life, for some their Cake was a Box Mix, they just like life as it comes to them. Others have special recipe, one there picked up somewhere from family, friends, education, or experiences in their travel through time.< Less
The America of the 1900's 36 Short Stories of a Family in the 1900's What it Was Like & How it Changed By The Main Street Writer Charlie Neuf
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The whole Idea of these Short Stories is to provide the reader with something that will generate the thought process. This is not all the writers’ stories and thoughts; it is thoughts and... More > research of other Americans; asking the same question “Where Did the America of the 1900’s, Go? Who will be telling you the stories? The writer is an Investigator of 40 years, as well as a traveler of many occupations before becoming a State Police Detective of 17 yrs. then a Private Detective of 25 yrs. Charlie the Writer, was born in the early 1930’s and has many memories of the 1900’s he shares with you, the reader, in the now, 2000’s. It will be a travel in time and space, telling the reader what life was like as he was traveling through time and space, “As he recalled” These stories are about “Your” America that got side tracked and lost its way, as to why we are here in America. Then; There will be research, mostly by others.< 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
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
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. 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. In her unhappiness, Carol leaves her husband and moves for a time to Washington, D.C., but she eventually returns.< 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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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. 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. In her unhappiness, Carol leaves her husband and moves for a time to Washington, D.C., but she eventually returns.< Less