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ISBN-13: 9780813533179
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 10/28/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 308
Sales rank: 1,220,781
Product dimensions: 152.40(w) x 228.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordxi
Acknowledgmentsxiii
Introduction1
Part 1Looking Back
Combat Zones15
Ocean City: Unto the Sons25
Hoboken: Three Circles of Light34
Trenton39
Montclair Memories: Personal Reflections and an Oral Interview41
Litania for My Mother's Hands51
Gardener53
A Trip Home55
In Depth: Paterson, the Alpha & the Omega
1915: Mill Song63
Rebel Girls68
We Must Rebel!85
To the Women Workers87
Paterson: 191389
Time's End90
Dye House Strike, 193391
Downtown Paterson92
The Tangerine Plymouth and the Gilded Cage94
Paterson, New Jersey100
Public School No. 18, Paterson, New Jersey102
In the Stacks at the Paterson Public Library104
Growing Up Italian in Paterson, New Jersey106
Part 2Blending In
Scents111
Daddy, We Called You117
Third-Generation Hawthorne120
Race Riot128
Dorissa140
Strike One: Seaside Heights, New Jersey143
Lyndhurst Memories146
Quench a Plant's Thirst147
St. Therese149
Nevertheless, It Moves151
Part 3Crossing Bridges
Hungry Dog157
Letter from New Jersey161
On the Beaches of Wildwood, New Jersey163
June Wednesdays165
Suburban Backyards166
Jersey Tomato Wars172
I Check Other174
Miracle Baby: A Boy Named Phyllis176
Class Quartet182
In Depth: Interstate Commerce, New York & New Jersey Bound
Moving to Wood-Ridge187
Pizza191
Snowball218
Passaic River Crossing221
Lincoln Tunnel: Jersey Bound225
Summer Job230
Part 4Changing Direction
Liberating Memory235
Circolo244
Bald247
Today Your Name Is Mary253
Carlton Fredricks and My Mother260
Greenwood Lake265
Elizabeth270
Contributors283

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