The Hale Street Gang: A Sense of Place

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About the author:
Sara Tucker has written and edited for Condé Nast Traveler, Men's Journal, and other magazines. For a while she was a safari guide in Tanzania; before that she waited on tables at a burger joint in New York's Garment District. She teaches writing at the Korongo Gallery in Randolph, VT.

The Hale Street Gang: A Sense of Place

A Sense of Place

Authored by Sara Tucker, Lydia L. English, Bonnie Fallon, Ruth Demarest Godfrey, Dorothy Herrin, Cynthia Jackson, John Jackson, Mary Jacobs, Holly Locke, Estelle Therrien, Idora Tucker, Bonnie Clarke Willis, Dorcas Gage Wright, Cookie Campbell, Charles Cooley

The Hale Street Gang began with my mother, Idora, who was 87 when we started a memoir-writing group at the senior center in Randolph, Vermont, population 5,000. In our second book, we pay tribute to the many places in our past. Here you will find Downtown Randolph as it used to be (remember Merusi's Store? The Spot?) and Brookfield back when Jessie Fiske owned Green Trails-as well as Shanghai in the thirties, San Francisco in the forties, and New York City at the turn of the century (this one). Of the fifteen lives represented here, five began in Randolph. The others began in places ranging from Lyndonville to Beijing. Somehow we've all crossed paths at the Greater Randolph Senior Center, where we gather once a week to salute the flag, partake of Rose's meatloaf, and share our life stories. In A Sense of Place , we travel back through time to tell you where we've been. -Sara Tucker, project leader, the Hale Street Gang

Publication Date:
1467936464 / 9781467936460
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US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs

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