Reflections of Life in Our Town

Author: James

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1412010993

Category: Fiction

Page: 181

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Reflections of Life in Our Town is a satirical look at life and values in small town America. The book is occasionally absurd, occasionally offensive, sometimes sensitive, but mostly just funny. Our Town does not exist in a time, nor does it really inhabit a specific place, though most of it's inhabitants believe that they are somewhere in Ohio, and all agree that they are definitely on the planet Earth. The citizens of Our Town live life pretty much as any Americans do, dealing with such issues as the spread of communism, the rise of the superstore, and rampaging ogres at the end of the street (?), as we all would. The cast of characters in Our Town is wildly varied, from the senile village elder, Grandpa Genkaku, to the physically indescribable Laughlin twins. There is a child prodigy with a fish bowl on her head, a many tentacled alien from the dark side of Saturn, and of course, the aforementioned ogres. Though varied, together they form a relatively tight community trying to cope with the trials of everyday life. And everyday life in Our Town is pretty much like life in any town. You have your good days and your bad; your successes and your failures. One day, a wandering band of angels is scandalizing the local women, the next day, the circus comes to town. Life is kind of like a roller coaster that way. The citizens of Our Town also offer forays into outer space in order to rediscover previously discovered planets, and a quest for god while in pursuit of a red balloon. While life in Our Town may not be quite as exciting as life in places like Toledo, we generally manage to fill our days quite well. So, these are my reflections of life in Our Town. While some may seem a bit bizarre at first glance, upon closer inspection, they really are not that much different from the things most people experience in life. After all, its about values, and an appreciation for the things which we hold most dear. So, join me as I take a stroll down memory lane. Relax, and have a laugh, just be careful not to step in any ogre $#!?...

In Our Town

Author: Jack Davis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Race relations

Page: 66

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Play set in country town; centres on the return of an Aboriginal soldier after World War 2 and his rejection by the white community; includes an introduction by Adam Shoemaker.

In Our Town

Author: Laura Verderosa

Publisher: Newmark Learning

ISBN: 1607196093

Category: Cities and towns

Page: 12

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Towns have many different places to visit. What buildings do you see in your town?

A Murder In Our Town

Author: Arthur Herzog

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780595327836

Category: Fiction

Page: 148

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In the early morning hours of October 23, 1986, Earl Morey was shot to death in a small town in the Northwest Corner region of Connecticut. Salisbury, Connecticut, a seemingly calm, pastoral and peaceful community, has a sordid, evil underbelly. The lavish weekend homes of wealthy New Yorkers stand only short distances from the dilapidated homesteads of the local working class. This is both a story about a murder, and a revealing study of the juxtaposition of the "haves" and the "have-nots," in small-town America.

Christmas in Our Town

Author: Bonnie M. Gulan

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595218482

Category: Fiction

Page: 152

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Once upon a Christmas time there was a town that everyone called OUR TOWN, where at Christmas time all the Our Town folks gathered together at this Our Town Square that was semi-circled with its Our Parsonage, Our Toyshop, Our Department Store, Our Hardware Store, Our Grade School, Our Dining Room, Our Soda Fountain and Grill, Our Library, Our Supermarket, Our Fire Department, Our Police Department, Our Doctor and Dentist Clinic, Our Hospital, and our famous Our Town Family Inn.In Our Town, no one felt or acted bigger or smaller that another one. Sharing was their keyword and thus at Christmas time all Out Town folks would gather at Our Town Square where each year at Christmas Time, different Our Town folks would share a past memorable Christmas Miracle memory with all the other Our Town folks.This Christmas time, the Our Town folks decided to welcome any and all folks that would like to share in their Our Town Square Celebration.So let this OUR TOWN SQUARE CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION BEGIN!!

The church in our town

a study of the relationship between the church and the rural community

Author: Rockwell Carter Smith

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Religion

Page: 220

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In Our Town

Author: William Allen White

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781502315762

Category: Law

Page: 132

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Ours is a little town in that part of the country called the West by those who live east of the Alleghanies, and referred to lovingly as "back East" by those who dwell west of the Rockies. It is a country town where, as the song goes, "you know everybody and they all know you," and the country newspaper office is the social clearing-house.When a man has published a paper in a country community for many years, he knows his town and its people, their strength and their weakness, their joys and their sorrows, their failings and their prosperity—or if he does not know these things, he is on the road to failure, for this knowledge must be the spirit of his paper. The country editor and his reporters sooner or later pass upon everything that interests their town.

In Our Town (Classic Reprint)

Author: Rosaline Masson

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9780483801493

Category:

Page: 322

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Excerpt from In Our Town To country lanes, and nothing but dewy verdure, Where the corn-crakes could be heard, and soft patches of woodland lying between it and the sunset on its western side, and far to the north the grey arm of the sea, dotted with islands and with sails. N OW the back windows look on to lanes still, but they are stable-lanes; and the sun sets over chimneys, and is blurred and smoky; and one's neighbours' underlinen flaps in unblushing effrontery in every back garden on the earlier days of the week; and on Saturday nights the monotonous sound Of the beating of carpets rises from the stable haunts and defies interference. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Now...in our town

emerging administrative practices in adult education in public schools and colleges

Author: American Association of School Administrators. Regional Committee on Adult Education,Columbia University. Teachers College. Institute of Adult Education

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 34

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Stories From Our Town

Author: Kelvin Bueckert

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1387982893

Category:

Page: 254

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Stories From Our Town is a compilation of four lighthearted historical stories set on the plains of Manitoba, Canada. Not only does this book feature four entertaining novellas about life on the prairies, but it also contains photographs and clippings relevant to the stories included. Our Town, Gladstone 1, Our Town, Gladstone 2, Our Town, Austin, The Great Gladstone Oilstrike! Plus the bonus short story, Four Seasons. *** Humor/Historical/Romance/Canadian