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A long way from home [electronic resource] : Growing Up in the American Heartland. Tom Brokaw.

Brokaw, Tom. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781588360830 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2002.

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Summary, etc.: Reflections on America and the American experience as he has lived and observed it, by the bestselling author of The Greatest Generation.In this beautiful memoir, Tom Brokaw writes of America and of the American experience. From his parents' life in theThirties, on to his boyhood along the Missouri River and on the prairies of South Dakota in the Forties, into his early journalism career in the Fifties and the tumultuous Sixties, up to the present, this personal story is a reflection on America in our time. Tom Brokaw writes about growing up and coming of age in the heartland, and of the family, the people, the culture and the values that shaped him then and still do today. His father, Red Brokaw, a genius with machines, followed the instincts of Tom's mother Jean, and took the risk of moving his small family from an Army base to Pickstown, South Dakota, where Red got a job as a heavy equipment operator in the Army Corps of Engineers' project building...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Random House, 2002. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3306 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1424 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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