Growing Up in Old North St. Louis: Updated and Expanded

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Aug 20, 2018 - Old North Saint Louis (Saint Louis, Mo.) - 210 pages
Join life-time St. Louisan Patrick J. Kleaver in this UPDATED AND EXPANDED version of his book GROWING UP IN OLD NORTH ST. LOUIS. He reminisces about the good and the bad in the first nineteen years of his life when he lived in that historic St. Louis neighborhood from its heyday in the mid-1950s to its decline in the 1970s. From a detailed description of his house to the neighborhood shopping district originally known as the "Great White Way" (with stops at various neighbors and churches along the way), you'll feel like you're entering his life and walking with him on a personally guided tour! In this SECOND EDITION, he includes MORE anecdotes, a MORE detailed history of Old North St. Louis and its historic Catholic churches, MORE photographs (including rarely seen historic ones of streetscapes and church interiors), a MORE DETAILED quick side trip to two other neighborhoods bordering his, and UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION about the status of the various people and buildings mentioned.DEAR READERS: Please BEWARE of websites claiming to offer an electronic version of this book. The "hard copy" (i.e., printed) paperback version is the ONLY authorized format in which this book is offered by the author and sole copyright holder. ANY ELECTRONIC VERSION IS A PIRATED COPY FOR WHICH THE AUTHOR RECEIVES NO ROYALTIES. Please buy your copy ONLY from (or for libraries and schools, only from recognized institutional distributors).

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