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Other Books of Interest

Saint Louis Italians - The Hill and Beyond

This book, which celebrates Italian ethnicity, totals 216 pages and also contains 60 delectable recipes from 29 different chefs who represent some of the best-loved Italian restaurants in the entire St. Louis metropolitan area. Next to each recipe is a fascinating profile of each of the 20 restaurateurs, describing their rags-to-riches stories and their secrets to success. Similar to the first book, the beautiful, full-color photographs of each prepared dish will stimulate the senses.

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Kirkwood - A Pictorial History

   Only $49.95 plus tax and shipping

The city of Kirkwood was established as a welcome oasis from the crowded living conditions of St. Louis in 1853. It was the first residential community to be designed west of the Mississippi River.

  • The story of Kirkwood is also an account of our nation’s railways. The history of the railroad has been influential in this city’s industry, recreation, and daily life. The city’s current train station, built in 1893, can be found on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Within the pages of this book, the 150 years of Kirkwood’s rich history comes alive with fascinating, sometimes rare, photographs.
  • Chapters also cover Kirkwood business, community service, police and fire department, notable residents, homes and architecture, churches, sporting and social events, and educational institutions.
  • The writing of this book was a collaboration of local historians working with the Kirkwood Historical Society. In 1965, the society published A History of Kirkwood by June Wilkinson-Dahl. The Historical Review, a journal written by members of the society, has been published four times a year since 1962.
  • 160-page hard cover, 9-x-12 inches, laminated full-color dust jacket, 350 digitally enhanced black & white photographs, sewn binding for durability, matte-finished paper for easy reading, classic gold leaf design on cover.