9780813545868

There's More to New Jersey Than the Sopranos

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  • ISBN13:

    9780813545868

  • ISBN10:

    0813545862

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-09-01
  • Publisher: Rutgers Univ Pr
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Summary

This lively romp through history, from the primitive past to the present day, provides a lens by which to view American history through lively prose and more than 25 illustrations.

Table of Contents

Introduction
How We Got to Where We Are
When Prehistoric Elephants Roamed New Jersey
New Jersey Was Paradise
Move Over Betsy Ross
Good Golly, Miss Molly
The Caldwell Murder Case
"The Cow Chace"
Classical Gas
The Congressman's Cold
The First Flight
John Adams's Ass
Man Eats Tomato and Lives!
Explosion on the USS Princeton
Two New Jersey Soldiers in Confederate Prisons
General Grant Skips the Theater
The Jersey General and the Secret of Custer's Last Stand
Poor Mary Smith
Mrs. Stanton Steps Out in Tenafly
It's About Time
Leprosy in the Laundry
Stephen Crane Gets into Trouble
The Ghostly Sphynx of Metedeconk
Annie Oakley Lived in Nutley, New Jersey
Scandal at the Girls' Reform School
Alice Goes for a Drive
Billy Sunday Came to Trenton on Monday
Ezra Pound Insults Newark
Cher Ami
The Poet, the Athlete, and the War to End All Wars
The Applejack Campaign
Swan Song for Shoeless Joe
The Tragic Fall of the Mexican Lindbergh
On the Boardwalk with Al Capone
The Morro Castle Mystery
The Rise and Fall of a Great Detective
Mommy Was a Commie
The Martian Invasion
When New Jersey Was a Nazi Target
Teleporting Penguin Lands in New Jersey
The Serpent in the Garden State: A Brief History of Corruption
Postscript: How to Write an Encyclopedia of New Jersey in Nine Easy Years
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