Growing up Iowa

Growing up Iowa

by Robert H. Hill

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ISBN-13: 9781425770174
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Publication date: 01/01/1900
Pages: 156
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.36(d)

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Growing up Iowa 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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Through brief, anecdotal chapters, Hill takes readers on a journey back to depression-era Iowa. This nostalgic, 'slice of life' piece treats hardship with humor, includes fun asides like a recipe for real hand-churned ice cream, and offers glimpses into a future Hill still hopes to see (e.g. enjoying a Sousa concert with his great-grandchildren somewhere in the ballpark of 2015). The self-contained chapters are quick and easy reads and cover everything from the significance of a small town band, the bonds between father and son, the importance of knowing the right 5-year-olds, and the joy of being 'renamed' by one's grandchildren. A truly enjoyable read that offers a window not just into one man's life, but an entire generation.