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The Fitchburg Watch History of a Masterpiece

By: Meibers, Richard

Price: $19.99

Publisher: Groton Massachusetts, Martin and Lawrence Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008357

ISBN: 0972168702

Condition: As New


The machine age of the nineteenth century laid the groundwork for America's becoming the world's greatest super power in the twentieth. That most exquisite of machines, the mechanical watch still fascinates thousands of people today as a symbol of that age. The Fitchburg Watch, made at the height of the machine age, in a city that itself symbolizes the country's transition from a farm society to an industrial one, is an important artifact of American history. This is the story of how that watch came to be. It is the story of the people who created it, and of the community that fostered its dev... View more info

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Steal Away Home

By: Meibers, Richard

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Groton Massachusetts, Martin and Lawrence Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008428

ISBN: 0972168737

Condition: As New


Set during the Cuban revolution of 1958, a mercenary soldier becomes disgusted by his own life of violence and heads back to Cincinnati, the place of his youth, to find peace for himself and a home to go to. Picking up the pieces of his early life, he finds family, the woman he loved, and surprises that set him on a new course for a possibly better future. View more info