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House of Fields

Memories of a Rural Education

Anne-Marie Oomen

The follow-up to Pulling Down the Barn, House of Fields is a collection of evocative personal essays that recall the many facets of a young girl’s formal and informal education in rural Michigan.

Paperback
Published: November 2006
ISBN: 9780814332856
$22.99
eBOOK
Published: November 2006
ISBN: 9780814335666

My Forty Years with Ford

Charles E. Sorensen with Samuel T. Williams
Introduction by David L. Lewis

An unflinching eyewitness account of the Ford story as told by one of Henry Ford’s closest associates.

Paperback
Published: January 2006
ISBN: 9780814332795
$34.99
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Published: January 2006
ISBN: 9780814335697

Of No Interest to the Nation

A Jewish Family in France, 1925-1945

Gilbert Michlin

English translation of Gilbert Michlin’s Holocaust memoir detailing his family’s life as Jewish immigrants in France and their eventual deportation to Auschwitz in 1944.

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Published: September 2004
ISBN: 9780814332276
$25.99
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Published: September 2004
ISBN: 9780814338483
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Eight Steamboats

Sailing Through the Sixties

Patrick Livingston
Foreword by Neal Shine

Recounting his sailing and land roving expeditions during the tumultuous 1960s, Patrick Livingston presents a series of tales centered on ships of the Great Lakes and the men who sail them.

Paperback
Published: August 2004
ISBN: 9780814331750
$32.99
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Pulling Down the Barn

Memories of a Rural Childhood

Anne-Marie Oomen

Blending artful language and style with the dirt, blood, and sweat of farm life, this collection of essays tells a moving story of growing up in rural Michigan.

Paperback
Published: July 2004
ISBN: 9780814332337
$23.99
eBOOK
Published: July 2004
ISBN: 9780814335796

Our Lives Are But Stories

Narratives of Tunisian-Israeli Women

Esther Schely-Newman

A rich analysis of how four Tunisian-Israeli women tell the stories of their lives, and a look at the implications for our own understanding of stories and the behavior of communication.

Hardback
Published: August 2002
ISBN: 9780814328767
$38.99

"My World Is Gone"

Memories of Life in a Southern Cotton Mill Town

George G. Suggs, Jr.

In this firsthand account of his native Bladenboro, North Carolina, George G. Suggs, Jr., captures in rich detail the world of a thriving cotton mill town where the company was dominant but workers had forged a strong community.

Hardback
Published: May 2002
ISBN: 9780814330357
$44.99

Reclaiming Heimat

Trauma and Mourning in Memoirs by Jewish Austrian Reémigrés

Jacqueline Vansant

In Reclaiming Heimat, Jacqueline Vansant focuses on nine memoirs by seven Austrian reéimigrés who provide moving accounts of the profound loss of Heimat (home/homeland) and self and the desire to recover the loss in part by returning home.

Hardback
Published: September 2001
ISBN: 9780814329511
$42.99

The Blessed Abyss

Inmate #6582 in Ravensbrück Concentration Camp for Women

Nanda Herbermann
Translated by Hester Baer
Edited by Hester Baer and Elizabeth R. Baer

One woman’s memories of her deportation to Ravensbrück Concentration Camp for Women in July 1941.

Paperback
Published: September 2000
ISBN: 9780814329207
$25.99
Hardback
Published: September 2000
ISBN: 9780814329047
$44.95
eBOOK
Published: September 2000
ISBN: 9780814337684

Appel Is Forever

A Child’s Memoir

Suzanne Mehler Whiteley

A courageous memoir describing the life of a young girl and her experiences living in Holland during World War II.

Paperback
Published: July 1999
ISBN: 9780814328224
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: July 1999
ISBN: 9780814338841

Huron

The Seasons of a Great Lake

Napier Shelton

Huron is pleasurable reading for any student of natural history or the Great Lakes region, or for anyone who has ever spent time at a summer cottage or wished to do so.

eBOOK
Published: June 1999
ISBN: 9780814336489
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A Sailor's Logbook

A Season Aboard Great Lakes Freighters

Mark L. Thompson

A firsthand account of life aboard the ships of the Great Lakes.

Paperback
Published: June 1999
ISBN: 9780814328446
$29.99
eBOOK
Published: June 1999
ISBN: 9780814340905

Profiles of a Lost World

Memoirs of East European Jewish Life before World War II

Hirsz Abramowicz
Translated by Eva Zeitlin Dobkin
Edited by Dina Abramowicz and Jeffrey Shandler
Introductions by David E. Fishman and Dina Abramowicz

Profiles of a Lost World is a source of information about Eastern Europe before World War II.

Hardback
Published: April 1999
ISBN: 9780814327845
$46.99

Odyssey of Exile

Jewish Women Flee the Nazis for Brazil

Edited with Introductions by Katherine Morris

Odyssey of Exile paints a sensitive a compelling portrait of German-Jewish women who fled Nazi Germany in the 1930s and 1940s.

Paperback
Published: June 1996
ISBN: 9780814325636
$24.99

The Situation in Flushing

By Edmund G. Love
Foreword by Judd Arnett

In a nostalgic, yet nimble telling of his boyhood in Flushing, Michigan, Edmund Love notes that he was born into a world that ceased to exist almost as soon as he entered it.

Paperback
Published: October 1987
ISBN: 9780814319178
$26.99

Waiting for the Morning Train

An American Boyhood

Bruce Catton
Foreword by William B. Catton

In this memoir, Catton remembers his youth, his family, his home town, and his coming of age.

Paperback
Published: August 1987
ISBN: 9780814318850
$26.99

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