Redlined: A Memoir of Race, Change, and Fractured Community in 1960s Chicago

Redlined: A Memoir of Race, Change, and Fractured Community in 1960s Chicago

Set against the backdrop of the Civil Rights Movement, Redlined exposes the racist lending rules that refuse mortgages to anyone in areas with even one black resident. As blacks move deeper into Chicago?s West Side during the 1960s, whites flee by the thousands. But Linda Gartz?s parents, Fred and Lil choose to stay in their integrating neighborhood, overcoming previous pr Set against the backdrop of the Civil Rights Movement, Redlined exposes the racist lending rules that refuse mortgage...

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Title:Redlined: A Memoir of Race, Change, and Fractured Community in 1960s Chicago
Author:Linda Gartz
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Genres:Nonfiction
ISBN:Redlined: A Memoir of Race, Change, and Fractured Community in 1960s Chicago
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:315 pages pages

Redlined: A Memoir of Race, Change, and Fractured Community in 1960s Chicago Reviews

  • Laura
    Feb 05, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Frederick Rotzien
    Feb 05, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Amy
    Feb 05, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Laurie Buchanan
    Jan 15, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Francine
    Jan 15, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Renee Hodges
    Jan 14, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Michelle Cox
    Jan 15, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Leslie
    Apr 14, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Nancy Chadwick
    Jan 15, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Michael Katz
    Jun 05, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

  • Tammy Letherer
    Jun 04, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

  • Amy
    Jan 23, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Alice
    Jan 15, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Robert Chiarito
    Apr 02, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

  • Stephanie
    May 14, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Ellen Notbohm
    Jan 15, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Lyn
    Apr 04, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Cindi
    May 12, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Julie
    Feb 05, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Bella Mahaya Carter
    Jan 15, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Kim Ellis
    Feb 05, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Rifka
    May 29, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Melissa Cheresnick
    Jun 04, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • V Mckain
    Feb 05, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Micielle
    Feb 05, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • asv
    Feb 05, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Diane Shute
    Jan 15, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Fleet Sparrow
    Feb 05, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Haley
    Feb 05, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Kimberly
    Feb 05, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Molly
    May 27, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Mel Chotiner
    May 02, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Steven Grubbs
    Feb 05, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • F
    Feb 05, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • A
    May 25, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Judy
    Feb 05, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Alli Pescosoido
    Jan 23, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Rickey Diamond
    Apr 30, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

  • Paige Davis
    Jan 15, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Amy
    Feb 05, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Bailey
    Feb 05, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • William E. Lasko II
    Jan 23, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Regina Morrison
    Jun 12, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Leah E E.
    Jan 22, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Patrick
    Feb 05, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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  • Bill
    Feb 23, 2018

    Fifty years after Chicago's West Side riots that started after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of West Garfield Park has never recovered. But while the neighborhood?s challenges are often blamed on the riots of 1968, a new memoir shows that the neighborhood fell ap...

    Just finished Redlined by Linda Gartz and found it a compelling memoir of a decade of racial change and white panic in the west side of Chicago. It's an especially timely story for today. Gartz tells what it was like for her family to try to get ahead, renting out rooms, and hanging on...

    Enlightening look at a Chicago family in the 60's. I really enjoyed this memoir by Linda Gartz, who blends her own experiences with a trove of diaries left by her parents. Having grown up in the suburbs, I was re-introduced to the sixties from an entirely different perspective. Whil...

    I enjoyed this book so much! I wasn't sure if it would be more of a personal story or a historical one, and I was impressed by the way Gartz blended both in such a satisfying way. In fact, her sense of balance was remarkable throughout; even as she unflinchingly describes her parents a...

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