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Book details
  • Genre:TRAVEL
  • SubGenre:United States / Midwest / East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI)
  • Language:English
  • Pages:130
  • eBook ISBN:9781450750813

Urban Dwellings: A Cincinnati Love Song

by Katherine Durack

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Overview
Urban Dwellings: A Cincinnati Love Song is the ideal introduction to the Queen City of the West. Each of the 57 vignettes in this small volume reveals an aspect of city living that inspires, amuses, or informs. Writing with a passion for intriguing, little-noticed details, author Katherine Durack vividly captures the everyday extraordinary of the people, the history, and the environs of Cincinnati.
Description
Urban Dwellings: A Cincinnati Love Song is the ideal introduction to the Queen City of the West. Each of the 57 vignettes in this small volume reveals an aspect of city living that inspires, amuses, or informs: * From the sound of a jazz septet in the public library to an encounter with city wildlife * From the spontaneous actions of neighbors during Hurricane Ike's damaging remnants to the courageous response of citizens to bank failures and credit abuses during the Panic of 1837 Writing with a passion for intriguing, little-noticed details, author Katherine Durack vividly captures the everyday extraordinary of the people, the history, and the environs of Cincinnati.
About the author
Since 2000, Katherine Durack has found her inspiration in the people, history, and settings of Cincinnati’s urban core, where she moved after joining the faculty at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Her scholarly writing has received national and international recognition, and her commentaries on city living have been broadcast periodically on Cincinnati Public Radio, WVXU 91.7 FM. Urban Dwellings: A Cincinnati Love Song is her second book.
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