October 26, 2003
Kansas City journalist David Chartrand's first book, "A View from
the Heartland," was released this month by Globe-Pequot Press. He
will give a talk and booksigning at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Raven
Bookstore, 8 E. Seventh St.
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KC journalist's book reveals joy in the mundane
For decades in small towns across Kansas, teenagers have lamented their geographic disadvantages. "There's nothing to do here," they say. "This is nothing but a hick town." (Audio clip)