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Great Depression | Great Depression

lauren-b-davis's picture
Aug.22.2011
Where does one person end and the other begin? That’s the question that haunts Irene, a girl growing up in Toronto during the Great Depression. Living with her father, a pharmacist who finds comfort in the bottle, and her mother, a woman teetering on the edge of her own depression, Irene’s...
trilby-kent's picture
Aug.16.2011
In the grimy London of 1935, eleven-year-old Dominic Walker has lost his voice. His mother is sick and his father’s unemployed. Rescue comes in the form of his Uncle Roo, who arrives to take him and his young sister, Marlo, to Cornwall. There, in a boarding house populated by eccentric...
nadine-galinsky-feldman's picture
Sep.16.2009
Memoir of Jeanette Feldman, who overcame poverty and family struggles in the South Bronx during the Great Depression to become a fine artist, enjoy a loving family, and travel the world. Edited by Nadine Galinsky Feldman, Patchwork includes full-color photographs of the author's work.
mary-lynn-i-archibald's picture
Feb.29.2008
May you live in interesting times, says the toast. This woman did. Born in southeastern Kentucky, she lived through World War I, the Depression and World War II, constantly maintaining her optimism about life, and about people. Briarhopper: A History, is the true story of a shy, beautiful girl's...