From the middle of the Twentieth Century and, often, from the middle of the United States came people Bill Tammeus describes as Middle Americans. This book is about why they mattered and how America is different today because of their values, approaches and adaptability as they faced and even helped to shape the enormous changes that have swept across American life in the last seventy or more years. This is both a highly personal story of the author's roots and experiences as a representative Middle American as well as a much broader story of people who have made an enormous difference in their communities and their nation.When people leave my funeral I hope they will think of e.e. cummingsa#39; poem with no title beyond its first line, aBuffalo Billa#39;s defunct, a and especially the last line, ahow do you like your blueeyed boy/Mister Deatha. Cummings didna#39;t end that poemanbsp;...
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