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IN writing : uncovering the unexpected Hoosier State / Douglas A. Wissing.

Wissing, Douglas A., author. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780253019103
  • ISBN: 0253019109
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2016]

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General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part I. Saints and sinners -- The last vaudevillian: Red Skelton -- Hubris: Bobby Knight -- Odd Bodkin -- D.C. Riddle -- The Hoosier general: Lewis B. Hershey and the selective service -- Herbie Wirth -- Inner vision: Amish healer -- Part II. Complicated places -- A fair of the heart -- A surprising utopia -- Architecture and community -- The song of Indiana -- Part III. Culinary delights -- 'Cook good, serve generously, price modestly': the Shapiro's story -- She's the cheese -- Strange brew -- Market daze: Bloomington's farmers market -- Pawpaw redux -- Tibetan new year celebration -- Lair of the turtle soup: a culinary tradition -- Part IV. Artists and their craft -- This rash adventure: Ezra Pound at Wabash College -- Erotica whose purpose was scholarly: Kinsey Institute Art exhibit -- Gargoyles and other pagans -- Crossroads of American sculpture -- The stuff of legend: Indiana and the Empire State Building -- Part V. The present past -- John Dillinger's funeral -- Twist the tiger's tail -- That's it: prohibition, 1918-1933 -- Black-gold era's luxurious perch: Evansville Petroleum Club -- Lions, tigers, high wires -- Conflict and conciliation -- Taliban in Indiana -- War fare.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
Subject: Indiana > Description and travel.
Indiana > Biography.
Indiana > History.
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / General
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI)
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