Once Upon a Town ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Bob Greene

Once Upon a Town

HarperCollins e-books
Publication date: March 2009
ISBN: 9780061751271
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)

Buy ePub

Our price:
Join our Facebook sweepstake, share and
get 10 likes. Winners
get notified in 24H!

In search of "the best America there ever was," bestselling author and award-winning journalist Bob Greene finds it in a small Nebraska town few people pass through today—a town where Greene discovers the echoes of the most touching love story imaginable: a love story between a country and its sons.

During World War II, American soldiers from every city and walk of life rolled through North Platte, Nebraska, on troop trains en route to their ultimate destinations in Europe and the Pacific. The tiny town, wanting to offer the servicemen warmth and support, transformed its modest railroad depot into the North Platte Canteen.

Every day of the year, every day of the war, the Canteen—staffed and funded entirely by local volunteers—was open from five a.m. until the last troop train of the day pulled away after midnight. Astonishingly, this remote plains community of only 12,000 people provided welcoming words, friendship, and baskets of food and treats to more than six million GIs by the time the war ended.

In this poignant and heartwarming eyewitness history, based on interviews with North Platte residents and the soldiers who once passed through, Bob Greene tells a classic, lost-in-the-mists-of-time American story of a grateful country honoring its brave and dedicated sons.

Please sign in to review this product.
Once Upon a Town ePub (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open ePub (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
1023 Kb
Copy From Text:
Other books by Bob Greene
20 Years Younger: Look Younger, Feel Younger, Be Younger! ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Bob Greene
20 Years Younger (Enhanced Edition): Look Younger, Feel Younger, Be Younger!
Bob Greene & Ronald L. Kotler & Harold A. Lancer
Little, Brown and Company, April 2011
ISBN: 9780316133784
Format: ePub
List Price: $9.99 Our price: $2.99
The Life You Want: Get Motivated, Lose Weight, and Be Happy ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Bob Greene
The Life You Want
Bob Greene & M.S. R.D. Janis Jibrin & Ann Kearney-Cooke & Ann Ph.D Kearney-Cooke
Simon & Schuster, December 2010
ISBN: 9781439190067
Format: ePub
Our price: $11.99
Bob Greene's Total Body Makeover: An Accelerated Program of Exercise and Nutrition f ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Bob Greene
Bob Greene's Total Body Makeover
Bob Greene
Simon & Schuster, May 2010
ISBN: 9780743254069
Format: ePub
Our price: $10.99
The Best Life Guide to Managing Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Bob Greene
The Best Life Guide to Managing Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes
Bob Greene & Janis Jibrin & M.S. R.D. Janis Jibrin & M.D. John J Merendino Jr. & John J. Jr. Merendino
Simon & Schuster, November 2009
ISBN: 9781416588399
Format: ePub
Our price: $11.99
Recently Viewed Products