By Tom Roznowski
They lived "green" out of necessity―walking to paintings, repairing every thing from worn footwear to wristwatches, recycling milk bottles and containers. track was once mostly heard reside and such a lot residential streets had color bushes. The within sight Wabash River―a repeated topic of tale and song―transported Sunday picnickers to public parks. within the type of an old school urban listing, An American place of origin 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 inspires a good looks worthy remembering, but additionally brings to mild simply what number of our glossy rules of sustainable residing are deeply rooted within the American tradition.
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