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Poem: Land mark

Poem: Land mark

Land mark By Patrick T. Reardon . I can take you to the cement in front of the school by the alley and have you put your finger into the mark there, the permanent lines of hopscotch, and you will see generations of children bouncing on a single foot at start, reaching at end, double

Poem: Land mark
Poem: Land mark

Land mark By Patrick T. Reardon . I can take you to the cement in front of...

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Book review: “Herodotus (Historians on Historians)” by John Gould
Book review: “Herodotus (Historians on Historians)” by John Gould

For more than 2,400 years, The Histories by Herodotus has been a foundation...

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Poem: “Blame it on the radio”
Poem: “Blame it on the radio”

Blame it on the radio By Patrick T. Reardon . That I drove my semi through...

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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 ten 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.

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