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Duck and cover : a nuclear family

Author: Kathie Farnell
Publisher: Columbia, South Carolina : The University of South Carolina Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Duck and Cover is a wry, laconic memoir penned by Kathie Farnell, based on her perspective as a smart-mouthed, unreasonably optimistic white girl growing up in Cloverdale, a genteel and neatly landscaped neighborhood of Montgomery, Alabama, in the late 1950s and early 1960s. During those decades Montgomery's social order was slowly--very slowly--changing. The bus boycott was over if not forgotten, Normandale  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Kathie Farnell
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathie Farnell
ISBN: 9781611177602 161117760X
OCLC Number: 960838038
Description: 134 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Fallout --
Libby --
Christmas --
Easter egg --
Hula hoop nation --
Granny --
Vacation --
Business --
Winter --
Spend the night --
Barbecue --
Vacation bible school --
Mobile --
Flash card --
Scouts --
Saint Augustine --
Adventure --
Punch bowl --
Role model --
Mississippi Moss Point --
Audubon Club --
Piano --
1963 --
Worse than --
Contented --
Country Club --
Outdoors --
Clay runs away --
Cuckoo clock --
Camp --
Lights --
Choir --
Panama City --
Sick room --
1967.
Responsibility: Kathie Farnell.

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