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Author: Tracy Kidder
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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" ... Kidder reveals the sheer abundance of life contained within a town's narrow boundaries. Does the kind of small town that many Americans came from, and long for, still exist? Kidder says yes, although not quite in the form we may imagine. A book about civilization in microcosm ..."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kidder, Tracy.
Home town.
New York : Random House, ©1999
(OCoLC)607198152
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tracy Kidder
ISBN: 0679455884 9780679455882
OCLC Number: 40675143
Description: xiv, 349 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Townie --
The morning polka --
A restraining order --
A moral place --
Hands --
Hunting --
Sanctuary --
Too cold for crime --
Tearless, eager and longing eyes --
Plain Miss Smith --
Total, mindless joy --
I could do this stuff --
The witness list --
Public works --
Meaning well --
The caretaker --
The application --
The trial --
Milton --
The farewell sermon --
Willoughby gap --
Karma --
Free at last --
The judge.
Responsibility: Tracy Kidder.
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" ... Kidder reveals the sheer abundance of life contained within a town's narrow boundaries. Does the kind of small town that many Americans came from, and long for, still exist? Kidder says yes, although not quite in the form we may imagine. A book about civilization in microcosm ..."--Jacket.

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