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New Harmony, Indiana Like a River, Not a Lake: a Memoir

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ISBN-10: 025301624X

ISBN-13: 9780253016249

Edition: 2015

Authors: Jane Blaffer Owen, Nancy Mangum McCaslin, John Philip Newell, J. Pittman McGehee, Anne Dale Owen

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For nearly seven decades, Jane Blaffer Owen was the driving force behind the restoration and revitalization of the town of New Harmony, Indiana. In this delightful memoir, Blaffer Owen describes the transformational effect the town had on her life. An oil heiress from Houston, she met and married Kenneth Dale Owen, great-great-grandson of Robert Owen, founder of the communal society in New Harmony. When she visited the now dilapidated town with her husband in 1941, it was love at first sight, and the story of her life and the life of the town became intertwined. Her engaging account of her journey to renew the town provides glimpses into New Harmony’s past and all of its…    
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 3/16/2015
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 6.12" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

Darryl D. Jones is a photographer whose work has been exhibited in New York, Boston, and throughout the Midwest. He is author of Amish Life: Living Plainly and Serving God (IUP, 2005) and Invisible Presence (IUP, 2006).Donald E. Pitzer is Professor Emeritus of History and Director Emeritus of the Center for Communal Studies at the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville.