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By Jonathan Vankin

Again while irony used to be only a literary equipment and folks wore bell-bottoms for his or her personal sake, Western civilization reached its zenith and nadir at the same time. Jonathan Vankin's tremendous e-book of the '70s appears in miraculous intensity on the tendencies and the awesome figures of that decade, utilizing illustrations from dozens of good comics artists like Shary Flenniken and Terry Laban. Richard Nixon, Jane Fonda, Burt Reynolds, and Jimmy Carter all get the massive booklet remedy in a scrumptious mixture of behind-the-scenes peeks and simply digested historical past classes. Fads and phenomena like disco, working, and the increase of the women's stream also are defined and, now and again, up via glossy instances. The writing is obvious and snappy, the representation is constantly well-done, and the subjects selected are an intensive, accomplished mixture of light-weight (pet rocks) and critical (Vietnam). --Rob Lightner This new addition to the hugely profitable tremendous booklet sequence takes a glance again on the "Me Decade". one of the subject matters during this quantity are streaking, the increase and fall of Studio fifty four, puppy rocks, the kung fu motion picture craze, the tip of the conflict in Vietnam, and politics from Watergate to the Iran hostage predicament

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If someone is stomped on by a horse, it ran right on top of that person. survive (sur-VIVE): To survive is to live through a very dangerous time. timber (TIM-bur): Timber is wood. watchtower (WOCH-tou-ur): A watchtower is a tall building from which workers keep looking all the time for possible trouble. If a watchman sees a fire, he sends out a danger signal. Index cause 26 courthouse 15, 16, 28 cow 26 devastation 21, 23 firefighters 12, 13 homeless 23, 28 Lake Michigan 5, 14, 20, 27 prisoners 15, 16, 28 rain(s) 22 rebuild 28 smoke 7, 14 volunteers 25, 28 water 14, 16, 17 waterworks 17 31 About the Author Jo Cleland, Professor Emeritus of Reading Education, taught in the College of Education at Arizona State University for 11 years.

If someone is stomped on by a horse, it ran right on top of that person. survive (sur-VIVE): To survive is to live through a very dangerous time. timber (TIM-bur): Timber is wood. watchtower (WOCH-tou-ur): A watchtower is a tall building from which workers keep looking all the time for possible trouble. If a watchman sees a fire, he sends out a danger signal. Index cause 26 courthouse 15, 16, 28 cow 26 devastation 21, 23 firefighters 12, 13 homeless 23, 28 Lake Michigan 5, 14, 20, 27 prisoners 15, 16, 28 rain(s) 22 rebuild 28 smoke 7, 14 volunteers 25, 28 water 14, 16, 17 waterworks 17 31 About the Author Jo Cleland, Professor Emeritus of Reading Education, taught in the College of Education at Arizona State University for 11 years.

Devastation (dev-uh-STAY-shuhn): Devastation is complete ruin. intense (in-TENSS): If a fire is intense, it is very, very hot. legend (LEJ-uhnd): A legend is a story that has been told many times over the years. It is often based on fact, but is not entirely a true story. panicky (PAN-ik-ee): When people are panicky, they are so frightened they can’t think straight. raging (RAYJ-ing): A raging fire is very, very strong. It is so strong that it makes a roaring sound. reconstruction (ree-kuhn-STRUHKT-shun): Reconstruction is the rebuilding of areas that have been destroyed.

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