By Tom Roznowski
They lived "green" out of necessity―walking to paintings, repairing every thing from worn sneakers to wristwatches, recycling milk bottles and boxes. tune used to be mostly heard dwell and such a lot residential streets had coloration timber. The within sight Wabash River―a repeated topic of tale and song―transported Sunday picnickers to public parks. within the kind of an old school urban listing, An American native land celebrates a bygone American period, targeting lifestyles in Nineteen Twenties Terre Haute, Indiana. With artfully drawn biographical sketches and generously illustrated histories, famous musician, historian, and storyteller Tom Roznowski not just conjures up a attractiveness worthy remembering, but additionally brings to mild simply what number of our smooth principles of sustainable residing are deeply rooted within the American tradition.
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