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Flesh and Stone Stony Creek and the Age of Granite

Deford, Deborah (Editor)

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ISBN 10: 0918172292 / ISBN 13: 9780918172297
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover. Light dings on DJ back. Overall a clean and tight copy to read and enjoy. Leete'S Island Books, 2001. Fine Book in Very Good+ Dust Jacket. Price Intact. Dust Jacket protected with a new archival cover. Bubble wrapped and shipped promptly in a box. Bookseller Inventory # 058747

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Title: Flesh and Stone Stony Creek and the Age of ...

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+

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Synopsis:

The exquisite pink granite quarried at Stony Creek, Connecticut, has found its way into many of America’s greatest landmarks. The physical and social history of this unique natural resource is traced from a small coastal village to the grand monuments of the 19th century, reflecting the growing forces of immigration, labor, and evolving technology. Historic photographs evoke the hard-working community of Italians, English, Irish, Swedes, and Finns who mixed their languages and cultures into a uniquely American experience.

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Deborah Deford is a recipient of the American Antiquarian Society Fellowship for historical research. She lives in Stony Creek, Connecticut.

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