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Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics

Roots and Branches of Southern Appalachian Dance

Phil Jamison

Fostering on the Farm

Child Placement in the Rural Midwest

Megan Birk

Free Labor

The Civil War and the Making of an American Working Class

Mark A. Lause

Kay Boyle

A Twentieth-Century Life in Letters

Kay Boyle

Daisy Turner's Kin

An African American Family Saga

Jane C. Beck

The Social Worlds of Nineteenth-Century Chamber Music

Composers, Consumers, Communities

Marie Sumner Lott

Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler

The Life and Times of a Piano Virtuoso

Beth Abelson Macleod

The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey

Memories from the Farm of My Youth

Alan Guebert with Mary Grace Foxwell

Corrupt Illinois

Patronage, Cronyism, and Criminality

Thomas J. Gradel and Dick Simpson

Civil Rights in the Texas Borderlands

Dr. Lawrence A. Nixon and Black Activism

Will Guzmán

Before the Ivy

The Cubs' Golden Age in Pre-Wrigley Chicago

Laurent Pernot

Acid Hype

American News Media and the Psychedelic Experience

Stephen Siff

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir

A Biography

Michael Hicks

I Wore Babe Ruth's Hat

Field Notes from a Life in Sports

David W. Zang

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Events Calendar

Alan Guebert at Burlington By The Book, Burlington, IA Thu, 09 Jul 2015 17:00:00 CDT — Book Signing
Richard Crepeau at Freedom Fest, Las Vegas, NV Fri, 10 Jul 2015 09:00:00 CDT — Lecture
Alan Guebert at River Lights Bookstore, Dubuque, IA Fri, 10 Jul 2015 17:30:00 CDT — Book Signing
Alan Guebert at Dubuque Farmers Market, Dubuque, IA Sat, 11 Jul 2015 09:00:00 CDT — Book Signing
Alan Guebert at NewBo City Market, Cedar Rapids, IA Sat, 11 Jul 2015 14:55:00 CDT — Book Signing
Alan Guebert at Prairie Lights Books, Iowa City, IA Sun, 12 Jul 2015 14:00:00 CDT — Book Signing
Alan Guebert at The Bookworm, Omaha, NE Mon, 13 Jul 2015 14:00:00 CDT — Book Signing
Alan Guebert at Indigo Bridge Bookstore, Lincoln, NE Mon, 13 Jul 2015 19:00:00 CDT — Book Signing
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