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Michael Olesker"s Baltimore

if you live here, you"re home.

by Michael Olesker

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Baltimore (Md.)
    • Subjects:
    • Baltimore (Md.) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesBaltimore
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF189.B15 O44 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 221 p. ;
      Number of Pages221
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL788111M
      ISBN 10080185203X
      LC Control Number95020454
      OCLC/WorldCa32666812

        The city of Baltimore got through this past weekend with only a few shots, killing three and wounding six, plus an editorial shot from Bret Stephens, the smart New York Times columnist, in a piece headlined, “American Crime and the Baltimore Model.”. Stephens gets most of his facts right, but the column suffers from a classic problem: He’s miles from Baltimore and seems to have based. In Journeys to the Heart of Baltimore, veteran journalist Michael Olesker writes of the American melting pot—particularly Baltimore's—in all its rollicking, sentimental, good-natured, and chaotic essence. The stories come from neighborhood street corners and front stoops, playgrounds and school rooms, churches and synagogues, and families gathered around late-night kitchen tables."Think of.

      Free 2-day shipping. Buy Michael Olesker's Baltimore: If You Live Here, You're Home (Hardcover) at In Journeys to the Heart of Baltimore, veteran journalist Michael Olesker writes of Baltimore's melting pot in all its rollicking, sentimental, good-natured, and chaotic essence. The stories come from neighborhood street corners and front stoops, playgrounds and school rooms, churches and synagogues, and families gathered around late-night kitchen D'Alesandro.

      "Olesker is a very good writer, enthusiastic, compassionate, and often pretty funny. I especially enjoyed his sketches of Baltimore eccentrics such as Frank (Mr. Diz) Rosenfeld, a life-long gambler; of Alan Murrell, the great public defender; of Dominic Leone, Sr., a City Council member who shot craps in his office and was shot dead in City Hall; of Harley Brinsfield, a native of Eldorado. Michael Olesker is the author of Front Stoops in the Fifties ( avg rating, 21 ratings, 7 reviews, published ), Journeys to the Heart of Baltimore /5().


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by Michael Olesker | | Blogs, Blogs & Opinion, Michael Olesker. On Oct. 6,as the Baltimore Orioles and Detroit Tigers played the final Major League Baseball game ever at Memorial Stadium, I sat in the upper deck with a young social worker named Suzy Ricklen, who looked around the old ballpark and tried to put a hold on.

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