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Boom Towns

ISBN 10 : 9780804792271
ISBN 13 : 0804792275

American cities, once economic and social launch pads for their residents, are all too often plagued by poverty and decay. One need only to look at the ruins of Detroit to see how ..


Boom Town

ISBN 10 : 9781569763704
ISBN 13 : 1569763704

Investigating the personal stories behind the headquarters of the Wal-Mart empire, this examination focuses on the growth of Bentonville, Arkansas--a microcosm of America's social,..


Boom Town Blues Elliot Lake

ISBN 10 : 9781459713086
ISBN 13 : 1459713087

Boom Town Blues: Collapse and Revival in a Single-Industry Community tells of the Northern Ontario city of Elliot Lake, once the uranium capital of the world, which was devastated ..


Boom Towns

ISBN 10 : OCLC:962882580
ISBN 13 :

Contains various articles about boom towns in Oklahoma...


Texas Boomtowns

ISBN 10 : 9781625856227
ISBN 13 : 1625856229

On January 10, 1901, Beaumont awoke to the historic roar of the Spindletop gusher. A flood of frantic fortune seekers heard its call and quickly descended on the town. Over the nex..


Upper Tittabawasee River Boom Towns

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015071301488
ISBN 13 :

"This is a story that has long needed telling. It is the story of not one town, but four towns that made up an area, and as a result of their being, made possible the growth of a n..


Boom Town Boy

ISBN 10 : 9781504021982
ISBN 13 : 1504021983

A boy and his grandpa hope to strike oil in drought-ridden Oklahoma It’s hot in Oklahoma. There’s no wind, the wells are dry, and the ground is dead. Orvie’s family is doing ..