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Who Will Polish the Silver?: A Southern Baby Boomer’s Remembrance By Marie Land Avery
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Marie (“Missy”) estimates that as the hostess for family celebrations she has polished 6,720 fork tines front, back, and in between. She’s seen her duty, and she’s done it. In... More > Who Will Polish the Silver? she shares the stories about her life growing up in the 1940s South, surrounded by several generations of an eccentric family grounded in its lineage and formed by the expectations accompanying that lineage. It was a time when Victorian manners and Civil War pride still permeated the culture. Framed by Missy’s legacy of the family silver which symbolizes her heritage and its responsibilities, Who Will Polish the Silver? follows her through rapidly changing decades toward her inevitable status as an aging baby boomer. A young girl’s recollections growing up in Statesville, North Carolina, are juxtaposed with the older Missy’s later broader experiences; this alignment demonstrates that the values and self-image acquired in childhood endure.< Less
Who Will Polish the Silver?: A Southern Baby Boomer’s Remembrance By Marie Land Avery
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Marie (“Missy”) estimates that as the hostess for family celebrations she has polished 6,720 fork tines front, back, and in between. She’s seen her duty, and she’s done it. In... More > Who Will Polish the Silver? she shares the stories about her life growing up in the 1940s South, surrounded by several generations of an eccentric family grounded in its lineage and formed by the expectations accompanying that lineage. It was a time when Victorian manners and Civil War pride still permeated the culture. Framed by Missy’s legacy of the family silver which symbolizes her heritage and its responsibilities, Who Will Polish the Silver? follows her through rapidly changing decades toward her inevitable status as an aging baby boomer. A young girl’s recollections growing up in Statesville, North Carolina, are juxtaposed with the older Missy’s later broader experiences; this alignment demonstrates that the values and self-image acquired in childhood endure.< Less
Who Will Polish the Silver?: A Southern Baby Boomer’s Remembrance By Marie Land Avery
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Marie (“Missy”) estimates that as the hostess for family celebrations she has polished 6,720 fork tines front, back, and in between. She’s seen her duty, and she’s done it. In... More > Who Will Polish the Silver? she shares the stories about her life growing up in the 1940s South, surrounded by several generations of an eccentric family grounded in its lineage and formed by the expectations accompanying that lineage. It was a time when Victorian manners and Civil War pride still permeated the culture. Framed by Missy’s legacy of the family silver which symbolizes her heritage and its responsibilities, Who Will Polish the Silver? follows her through rapidly changing decades toward her inevitable status as an aging baby boomer. A young girl’s recollections growing up in Statesville, North Carolina, are juxtaposed with the older Missy’s later broader experiences; this alignment demonstrates that the values and self-image acquired in childhood endure.< Less
Overdrive 2013 Calendar By Overdrive magazine
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Overdrive's 2013 show truck calendar, including Pride & Polish winners and three photos with models from Overdrive's Custom Rigs pages. Pages are 13.5 inches wide, 19 inches tall, spiral-bound at... More > top. Top half is photo, bottom half is calendar.< Less
Overdrive 2013 Standard Calendar By Overdrive Magazine
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Overdrive's 2013 show truck calendar, including Pride & Polish winners and three photos with models from Overdrive's Custom Rigs pages. Pages are 11 inches wide, 8.5 inches tall, spiral-bound in... More > the middle. Top page is photo, bottom page is calendar.< Less
Sto Lat: One Hundred Years of the Wisniewski Family in America By Chris Wisniewski
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In the first decade of the twentieth century, two young people each left their small farming villages in northwestern Poland and traveled, alone, to America in search of a better life.... More > Władysław Wisniewski and Dominica Rutkowska met in Norwich, Connecticut and married. They raised ten children on a hundred and fifty acre farm they bought in the rural town of Preston. Władysław peddled wood, chickens, and produce in town. This is their story—a story of self reliance, resourcefulness, family, and pride. As one of Władysław’s sons once said of their family, “They didn’t have nothing, but they kept it nice.” This book is an oral history which documents the way Polish immigrants lived in Southeastern Connecticut in the first half of the 1900s.< Less
Pied and Prodigious By D.M. Andrews
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'It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a man in possession of a wife, must be in want of a good fortune.' There is much excitement in Longlawn when two men with tall hats enter the... More > district. Mothers buy new dresses for their daughters, fathers polish up on their fencing skills, and Mr Bayonet tackles the perilous journey through the stinging nettles to call upon the new occupants of Nettlefield Park. The ditsy Jane Bayonet soon falls for Mr Blingley with all his gold jewellery, but her sister, the ever-prodigious Lizzy, very much dislikes Mr Blingley's friend, Mr Dicey, whose pied coat and tall hat strike fear into the local populace. This is a story of excessive fashion, high heels, large wardrobes, tall hats - oh, and romance! Author's Note: This book is a light parody (spoof) of an abridged version of Jane Austen's regency romance, 'Pride and Prejudice', and runs to approximately 40,000 words.< Less