""Sidewalks" is a must-read for anyone wishing to delve into the city's more arcane tales. Lipsitz digs beneath the surface of St. Louis' cultural geography and in so doing reveals currents of history and culture that have played a hidden role in shaping the city's identity."--"Gateway Heritage"
About the Author
George Lipsitz lived in St. Louis from 1963 to 1982, studying at Washington University and at the University of Missouri-St. Louis where he later taught. He is Professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, San Diego, and author of several books, including "Time Passages: Collective Memory and American Popular Culture" and "A Life in the Struggle: Ivory Perry and the Culture of Opposition," which won the 1988 Anisfield-Wolf Prize as an outstanding book on race relations.