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Kentuckiana roads : a Freidenker's story of life in America's flyover middle / Rick Hofstetter.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLI 977.201 B877hof (Text) 00000105511919 Indiana book Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLI 977.201 B877hof (Text) 00000105511935 Browsing Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781628942675
  • ISBN: 1628942673
  • ISBN: 9781628942682
  • ISBN: 1628942681
  • Physical Description: xiv, 196 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Algora Publishing, [2017]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Journeys local -- The LGM -- The story -- The town -- The call of the wild -- The wines: blessings from the Pontiff -- The politics -- The political "climate" -- Corpus juris longinqui ruris -- Corpus juris ruris I: Real property -- Corpus juris ruris II: Personal property and bailments -- Corpus juris ruris III: Master and servant/employment discrimination -- Corpus juris ruris IV: Disability -- The constitution and the flyovers -- The constitutional addendum on abortion -- The "Flynn effect" and "Moore's law" -- The arts and the music -- The roads and trails less traveled -- Wanderlust: journeys with Jane -- The southwest -- The south -- The southeast -- Journeys beyond reality -- Candide meets Pangloss -- The trip of a lifetime.
Summary, etc.: "This is an improbable but true adventure story written by an 18th century liberal who found himself to be the owner of an entire town in rural southern Indiana. The town, ironically enough named "Story", is on the northern fringe of hill country, an area settled primarily by Germans who built towns and breweries along the mighty Ohio River, and Scotch-Irish, who pioneered inland, establishing a church at every crossroad, and a still in every holler. Topographically, ethnically, and culturally, this area sets itself apart from the rest of Indiana. It is a land of churches, caves, limestone quarries, manufactured homes, Harley Davidson rallies, Dixie flags, meth labs and gun stores, and it is called Kentuckiana."--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Brown County (Ind.) > Social conditions > 21st century.
Indiana > Rural conditions > 21st century.
Brown County (Ind.) > Social life and customs > 21st century.
Brown County (Ind.) > Politics and government > 21st century.
United States > Politics and government > 21st century.
Rural population > Indiana > Attitudes.
Story Inn (Brown County, Ind.)
Hofstetter, Richard R., 1956-
Freethinkers > Indiana > Biography.
American wit and humor > Indiana.

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