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 Book review: “The Bear” by Andrew Krivak

 Book review: “The Bear” by Andrew Krivak

The girl walks down to the lake to the spot where she and her father fish.  A goose and gander and five goslings are there, making a home for the summer for themselves. The girl is ten.  As she approaches the water, she startles the geese. The goose shepherds the goslings into the water as

 Book review: “The Bear” by Andrew Krivak
 Book review: “The Bear” by Andrew Krivak

The girl walks down to the lake to the spot where she and her father fish. ...

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Poem: Eternal
Poem: Eternal

  Eternal   By Patrick T. Reardon     Eternal, puzzle...

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Essay: Calvary Cemetery, 4.7.20
Essay: Calvary Cemetery, 4.7.20

The lakefront parks are closed, as are all the other city parks. Walking on...

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CHICAGO BORN & BRED
Patrick T. Reardon is a Chicagoan, born and bred. He is a writer, essayist, poet and expert on the history of Chicago. He is the author of eight books and has been writing about the city, its region, its planning issues and literary scene for more than 40 years. For much of that time, he was an urban affairs reporter and feature writer at the Chicago Tribune, delving deeply into social issues, public policy questions and the interconnections within the Chicago region.

 

He was the primary reporter and team leader on a wide variety of in-depth multi-part series on such subjects as the urban underclass, Chicago’s public school system and the middle-class migration out of the city. He has written extensively about his Catholic faith in articles and essays in a variety of newspapers and magazines, as well as in several books. His essays and poems have appeared widely in the United States and Europe. He is writing a book about Chicago’s elevated Loop.

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