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One Room Schoolhouse (Signed)

Rocheleau, Paul

Edité par Universe Books, 2003
ISBN 10: 0789310015 / ISBN 13: 9780789310019
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Titre : One Room Schoolhouse (Signed)

Éditeur : Universe Books

Date d'édition : 2003

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre : As New

Etat de la jaquette : As New

Signé : Signed by Author(s)

Edition : First Edition

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Signed by author photographer on title page. N° de réf. du libraire BL3444

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Synopsis : Offering a glimpse at the values that built this country, The One-Room Schoolhouse is a poignant, engaging, beautiful and heart-warming tribute to an enduring slice of Americana.
From 1750 through about 1950, the one-room schoolhouse was a common fixture on the American landscape, with as many as 200,000 in total across the land. Today, approximately 450 one-room schoolhouses are still in use.

Despite the decline in numbers, it remains a powerful presence, and its mere mention conjures up feelings of warmth and nostalgia for a long ago time. The One-Room Schoolhouse pays homage to this American icon and is a tour of these structures still standing, detailing the best examples from the forty-eight contiguous states. Exploring working schools, some in existence for more than 100 years, schools restored as historic museums, and schools converted into private residences, The One-Room Schoolhouse touches and inspires us by sharing "conversations" with past and present one-room schoolhouse teachers.

A propos de l'auteur: Paul Rocheleau is an acclaimed photographer whose work has appeared in Tudor Style, Frank Lloyd Wright: The Masterworks, and Classic America. He lives
in Richmond, MA.

Verlyn Klinkenborg is the author of The Rural Life, Making Hay and The Last Fine Time. His essays on rural life regularly appear in the New York Times and other publications.

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Description de la librairie : Shaker Mill Books is the annex of The Bookloft in Great Barrington, MA, one of the only independent bookstores in the Berkshires for over 35 years. Located in West Stockbridge, MA, Shaker Mill Books houses nearly ten thousand rare, out-of-print and/or signed books. We specialize in Berskhire Books (many now out-of-print or otherwise unavailable), including local histories and biographies, as well as a large collection of books by nature writer Hal Borland.