By Donna Akers Warmuth
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This long island occasions bestseller by way of the writer of an evening to recollect explores the USA within the years among the Gilded Age and the start of the nice battle. Though striking of their personal correct, the 1st fifteen years of the 1900s had the misfortune of being sandwiched between—and overshadowed by—the Gilded Age and the 1st global struggle.
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Abingdon (Images of America) by Donna Akers Warmuth