A Good American Family

A Good American Family
The Red Scare and My Father

by David Maraniss

  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster
  • Release : 2020-11-10
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 1501178393
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Pulitzer Prize–winning author and “one of our most talented biographers and historians” (The New York Times) David Maraniss delivers a “thoughtful, poignant, and historically valuable story of the Red Scare of the 1950s” (The Wall Street Journal) through the chilling yet affirming story of his family’s ordeal, from blacklisting to vindication. Elliott Maraniss, David’s father, a WWII veteran who had commanded an all-black company in the Pacific, was spied on by the FBI, named as a communist by an informant, called before the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1952, fired from his newspaper job, and blacklisted for five years. Yet he never lost faith in America and emerged on the other side with his family and optimism intact. In a sweeping drama that moves from the Depression and Spanish Civil War to the HUAC hearings and end of the McCarthy era, Maraniss weaves his father’s story through the lives of his inquisitors and defenders as they struggle with the vital 20th-century issues of race, fascism, communism, and first amendment freedoms. “Remarkably balanced, forthright, and unwavering in its search for the truth” (The New York Times), A Good American Family evokes the political dysfunctions of the 1950s while underscoring what it really means to be an American. It is “clear-eyed and empathetic” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) tribute from a brilliant writer to his father and the family he protected in dangerous times.

Molly and the Great American Family

Molly and the Great American Family
A Book

by Cynthia Baxter

  • Publisher : Belgrave House
  • Release : 2014-01-10
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 161084811X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Five quirky sisters, 7 to 18, run the household when their mother goes away on business. Scatterbrained Lizzie jumps from one crazy job to another, theatrical Emma flaunts her psychic powers, Ralph (Raphaella) struggles with issues of loyalty, and Clementine deals with being the baby of the family. Meanwhile, level-headed Molly films their adventures, trying to prove her zany family is as normal as apple pie. Young Adult Fiction by Cynthia Baxter writing as Cynthia Blair; originally published by Fawcett Juniper

Congressional Record

Congressional Record
Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress

by United States. Congress

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2008
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)

The Social History of the American Family

The Social History of the American Family
An Encyclopedia

by Marilyn J. Coleman,Lawrence H. Ganong

  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 2014-09-02
  • Pages : 2144
  • ISBN : 1483370429
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The American family has come a long way from the days of the idealized family portrayed in iconic television shows of the 1950s and 1960s. The four volumes of The Social History of the American Family explore the vital role of the family as the fundamental social unit across the span of American history. Experiences of family life shape so much of an individual’s development and identity, yet the patterns of family structure, family life, and family transition vary across time, space, and socioeconomic contexts. Both the definition of who or what counts as family and representations of the “ideal” family have changed over time to reflect changing mores, changing living standards and lifestyles, and increased levels of social heterogeneity. Available in both digital and print formats, this carefully balanced academic work chronicles the social, cultural, economic, and political aspects of American families from the colonial period to the present. Key themes include families and culture (including mass media), families and religion, families and the economy, families and social issues, families and social stratification and conflict, family structures (including marriage and divorce, gender roles, parenting and children, and mixed and non-modal family forms), and family law and policy. Features: Approximately 600 articles, richly illustrated with historical photographs and color photos in the digital edition, provide historical context for students. A collection of primary source documents demonstrate themes across time. The signed articles, with cross references and Further Readings, are accompanied by a Reader’s Guide, Chronology of American Families, Resource Guide, Glossary, and thorough index. The Social History of the American Family is an ideal reference for students and researchers who want to explore political and social debates about the importance of the family and its evolving constructions.

Rambling Reminiscences of a Residence Abroad

Rambling Reminiscences of a Residence Abroad
England--Guernsey

by John Lewis Peyton

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1888
  • Pages : 298
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Hearings

Hearings
A Book

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1964
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited During the Voyage of H.M.S. "Beagle" Round the World Under the Command of Capt. FitzRoy, R.N.

Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited During the Voyage of H.M.S. 'Beagle' Round the World Under the Command of Capt. FitzRoy, R.N.
From the Corrected and Enl. Ed. of 1845

by Charles Darwin

  • Publisher : London, Routledge
  • Release : 1891
  • Pages : 381
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Once in a Great City

Once in a Great City
A Detroit Story

by David Maraniss

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2015-09-15
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN : 1476748381
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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"As David Maraniss captures it with power and affection, Detroit summed up America's path to music and prosperity that was already past history. It's 1963 and Detroit is on top of the world. The city's leaders are among the most visionary in America. It was the American auto makers' best year; the revolution in music and politics was underway. Reuther's UAW had helped lift the middle class. The time was full of promise. Once in a Great City shows that the shadows of collapse were evident even then. Detroit at its peak was threatened by its own design. It was being abandoned by the new world. Yet so much of what Detroit gave America lasts."--

The Old New World

The Old New World
An Account of the Explorations of the Hemenway Southwestern Archæological Expedition in 1887-88, Under the Direction of Frank Hamilton Cushing

by Sylvester Baxter

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1883
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Cooper's Novels

Cooper's Novels
A Book

by James Fenimore Cooper

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1852
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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American State Papers

American State Papers
Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States ...

by United States. Congress

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1859
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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New York musical pioneer

New York musical pioneer
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1861
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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An American Family

An American Family
A Gripping Contemporary Suspense Thriller

by Jackson Baer

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2018-09-18
  • Pages : 182
  • ISBN : 9781622530267
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Isaac learns that his wife's disappearance is the ninth in a string of similar cases. In the wake of this news, he struggles to cope, to be a good father to his daughter and college-bound son, and to reclaim something of an ordinary life even as he conceals his troubled past. Yet will his secrets catch up with him?

A Good American

A Good American
A Book

by Alex George

  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 2012-08-02
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 0241958199
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Germany, 1904: When Frederick and Jette must flee her disapproving mother, where better to go than America, the land of the new? Originally set to board a boat to New York, at the last minute they take one destined for New Orleans, and later find themselves, more by chance than by design, in the small town of Beatrice, Missouri. Not speaking a word of English, they embark on their new life together. From bare-knuckle prizefighting and Prohibition to sweet barbershop harmonies and the Kennedy assassination, the family is caught up in the sweep of history as they find their place in their adopted country. Accompanied by a chorus of unforgettable characters, from a chicken-strangling church organist to a malevolent bicycle-riding dwarf, each new generation discovers afresh what it means to be an American. Poignant, funny and heartbreaking, A Good American is a universal story about our search for home.

A Good Family

A Good Family
A Novel

by A.H. Kim

  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release : 2020-07-14
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 1488056390
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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“A story of money, family, who you can trust, and the extremes to which one will go for blood. I couldn’t put it down.” —Lisa Ling, host of CNN’s This Is Life Keep your family close and your enemies closer. Beth is the darling of God Halsa, a pharmaceutical giant, and she’s got the outrageous salary and lifestyle to prove it. Until she lands in white-collar women’s prison, thanks to a high-profile whistleblower suit. Sam, Beth’s husband, used to be the town’s most eligible bachelor, and he’s never had to do anything for himself. Until his wife goes to jail, and he’s left to raise two daughters on his own. Lise, the au pair, is the whistleblower. But is she? Everyone knows she’s not clever enough to have done it alone. Hannah, Sam’s sister, is devoted to her family. There’s nothing she wouldn’t do for them. Eva, Beth’s sister, is the smart one. (Read: not the pretty one.) Her life seems perfect on the surface, but sibling rivalry runs deep. Martin, Beth’s brother, is the firstborn, the former golden boy turned inside-the Beltway businessman. But what is he hiding? Someone knows something. Someone betrayed Beth. This is the story of the Min-Lindstroms. This is the story of the all-American family as it implodes under the weight of secrets, lies and the unchecked desire for wealth and power. A.H. Kim is an immigrant, graduate of Harvard College and Berkeley Law, lawyer, and mother of two sons. She lives in San Francisco with her husband. A Good Family is her first novel.

A Geometry of Lilies

A Geometry of Lilies
Life and Death in an American Family

by Steven Harvey

  • Publisher : Univ of South Carolina Press
  • Release : 1993
  • Pages : 141
  • ISBN : 9780872498952
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Essays on the struggle of one family to create its own rituals and myths.

The Life of Henry Clay, the Great American Statesman

The Life of Henry Clay, the Great American Statesman
A Book

by Calvin Colton

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1855
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Annual Report - American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions

Annual Report - American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions
A Book

by American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1852
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Clemente

Clemente
The Passion and Grace of Baseball's Last Hero

by David Maraniss

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2007-04-03
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 074329999X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A narrative account of the life of the Puerto Rican baseball star traces his impoverished childhood, victories during the 1960 and 1970 World Series games, humanitarian contributions, and ongoing legacy for Latino major league players. Reprint. 100,000 first printing

Pretty Good Number One

Pretty Good Number One
An American Family Eats Tokyo

by Matthew Amster-Burton

  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release : 2014-02-19
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN : 9781495974885
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Everyone knows how to live the good life in Paris, Provence, or Tuscany. Now, Matthew Amster-Burton makes you fall in love with Tokyo. Experience this exciting and misunderstood city through the eyes of three Americans vacationing in a tiny Tokyo apartment. Follow 8-year-old Iris on a solo errand to the world's greatest supermarket, picnic on the bullet train, and eat a staggering array of great, inexpensive foods, from eel to udon. A humorous travel memoir in the tradition of Peter Mayle and Bill Bryson, Pretty Good Number One is the next best thing to a ticket to Tokyo. Includes a new afterword by the author featuring Christmas in Tokyo, fried UFOs, a robotic sushi restaurant, and more. "The layers of the city, its extraordinary food pleasures, its quirkinesses, emerge as the author and his family spend an intense month living in Tokyo and exploring widely...Warning: this book will make you hungry. You'll yearn, as I do, to catch the next plane to Tokyo, so you can get eating." —Naomi Duguid, writer and traveler; her most recent book is BURMA: Rivers of Flavor (Artisan 2012) "This is the book I've been hoping Matthew would write: smart, opinionated, and wickedly funny, crammed with in-the-know tips and observations about visiting Tokyo. From the intricacies of garbage sorting to the chirpy jingle for the local supermarket, the pleasures of pan-fried soup dumplings to the pain of junsai, I laughed, cringed, and got so hungry that I had to eat three bowls of cereal to make it to the end. I love this book." —Molly Wizenberg, author of A Homemade Life and creator of Orangette