We Are Staying: Eighty Years in the Life of a Family, a Store, and a Neighborhood

We Are Staying: Eighty Years in the Life of a Family, a Store, and a Neighborhood

by Jen Rubin

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781732300002
Publisher: Carb House Press
Publication date: 08/10/2018
Pages: 210
Sales rank: 387,220
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

About the Author

Jen Rubin is a former New Yorker living in Madison, WI. An obsessive maker of mixed tapes and quite possibly the best challah baker in town, she has worked for social change throughout her career. Jen leads storytelling workshops around Madison, teaches the occasional social policy class at the University of Wisconsin School of Social Work, and works at the Wisconsin Historical Society Press. Jen likes to tell a good story and hear a good story and coproduces the Moth StorySlam in Madison.

Table of Contents

Prologue

Chapter 1: The Blackout

Chapter 2: From Russia with Love

Chapter 3: A Dream, Some Chutzpah, and the First Month’s Rent

Chapter 4: The Golden Age of Radio

Chapter 5: The Post-World War II Bust

Chapter 6: The Hornet’s Nest

Chapter 7: The Looting

Chapter 8: Better than a Kick in the Head

Chapter 9: An Occasion Worth Remembering

Chapter 10: Aftershocks

Chapter 11: Follow the Lease

Chapter 12: Air Conditioners

Chapter 13: The Time Bomb

Chapter 14: That’s All Folks

Chapter 15: Retirement

Postscript

Appendix I Chapter by Chapter store listing, sources and Spotify playlist

Appendix II Radio Clinic Tributes

Appendix III Alan Rubin and Jen Rubin’s New York Times Op-Eds

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