Flyover Country: Baby Boomers and Their Stories by Christopher Harper

By Christopher Harper

Flyover kingdom makes a speciality of a gaggle of child boomers who graduated from highschool in 1969 within the Midwest sooner than environment off into the realm in a time of turbulence to struggle in Vietnam, to protest opposed to that battle, to discover jobs, to have households, and to reside lives through the usa and out of the country. a lot of those humans have made major contributions to their groups as company proprietors, medical professionals, attorneys, ministers, politicians, and academics. Many have suffered via difficult occasions, wasting their method as a result of alcohol or medicinal drugs or dealing with relatives crises from divorce to the loss of life of a wife or a baby. the tale is also Harper's tale. it's the tale of a child from flyover state who used what he realized within the Midwest to trip in the course of the global as a journalist after which as a faculty professor to aim to educate these classes to his students.

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