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Little Heathens Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Great Depression

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ISBN-10: 0553384244

ISBN-13: 9780553384246

Edition: N/A

Authors: Mildred Armstrong Kalish

List price: $17.00
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I tell of a time, a place, and a way of life long gone. For many years I have had the urge to describe that treasure trove, lest it vanish forever. So, partly in response to the basic human instinct to share feelings and experiences, and partly for the sheer joy and excitement of it all, I report on my early life. It was quite a romp. So begins Mildred Kalish’s story of growing up on her grandparents’ Iowa farm during the depths of the Great Depression. With her father banished from the household for mysterious transgressions, five-year-old Mildred and her family could easily have been overwhelmed by the challenge of simply trying to survive. This, however, is not a tale of suffering. …    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/29/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Mildred Kalish is a retired professor of English who grew up in Garrison, Iowa, and taught at several colleges, including the University of Iowa, Adelphi University, and Suffolk Community College. She now lives with her husband in northern California.