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Going, going, gone : vanishing Americana

Author: Susan Jonas; Marilyn Nissenson
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains seventy-one essays, each of which highlights a different aspect of American life that is disappearing forever, including carbon paper, drive-in movies, girdles, the milkman, rotary phones, and vinyl records.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jonas, Susan.
Going, going, gone.
San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©1998
(OCoLC)680582441
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Jonas; Marilyn Nissenson
ISBN: 0811819191 9780811819190 0811820092 9780811820097
OCLC Number: 37353762
Description: 175 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm
Responsibility: Susan Jonas & Marilyn Nissenson.
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A pre-millennium catalogue to the vanished treasures of the century.  Read more...

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The fun here is not only in marveling at how innocent and clunky life seemed only a short while back...but in pinpointing the sociological and technological forces that wiped out certain American Read more...

 
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