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Book review: “The Address Book: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth and Power” by Deirdre Mask

Book review: “The Address Book: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth and Power” by Deirdre Mask

    In her introduction to The Address Book: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth and Power, Deirdre Mask tells about house-hunting with her husband in the Tottenham neighborhood of London. They found a place they liked — a two-bedroom terraced home with stripped wood floors, bay windows, and a fireplace in every

Book review: “Thérèse of Lisieux: God’s Gentle Warrior” by Thomas R. Nevin
Book review: “Thérèse of Lisieux: God’s Gentle Warrior” by Thomas R. Nevin

  For Thomas R. Nevin, the key insight into the short life and rich...

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Book review: “Westminster Abbey” by Richard Jenkyns
Book review: “Westminster Abbey” by Richard Jenkyns

    The Tomb of the Unknown Warrior, established in Westminster...

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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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