Results: little sisters of the poor

Review: 'The Girl Who Lived Twice,' by David Lagercrantz

Review: 'The Girl Who Lived Twice,' by David Lagercrantz

… in her twenties with a photographic memory and poor social skills.” That’s putting it mildly. Salander’s…

Review: Ann Patchett's 'Dutch House' is modern fairy tale

… and the house to work with the poor in India. This abandonment scars the Conroy children for most of their lives…
Magnificent urns are in Sevres style, but most Sevres marks are fake

Magnificent urns are in Sevres style, but most Sevres marks are fake

…Q: My sister and I acquired a pair of Sevres urns that were once the property of a Duluth museum…
Oral history: Prince's life, as told by the people who knew him best

Oral history: Prince's life, as told by the people who knew him best

… was all about. I had one piano lesson and two guitar lessons as a kid. I was a poor student, because when…
The Puppy Chronicles: Angus has started hiding some of his treats and Rosie is determined to find them

The Puppy Chronicles: Angus has started hiding some of his treats and Rosie is determined to find them

… our little enclosed porch, Angus leaped off the bed like a shot and followed. This was unusual…
Minnesota's iconic antiwar 'worker nuns' celebrated in new History Theatre play

Minnesota's iconic antiwar 'worker nuns' celebrated in new History Theatre play

sisters. These nuns didn’t initiate the protests — an activist named Marie Braun was a critical catalyst…
In Vietnam, a lifelong Minnesotan discovers his mother's country for the first time

In Vietnam, a lifelong Minnesotan discovers his mother's country for the first time

… Scandinavian blood shows through in my height (6 feet) and my complexion (a little pale). He was a soldier…
Twin Cities concerts of the week: Thom Yorke, Jingle Ball, Midnight Hour, Martin Devaney

Twin Cities concerts of the week: Thom Yorke, Jingle Ball, Midnight Hour, Martin Devaney

… in. Opening are the Secret Sisters, the Everlys-evoking duo whose upcoming album is being produced by Carlile…
Has KDWB morning show host Dave Ryan finally grown up?

Has KDWB morning show host Dave Ryan finally grown up?

…. Watching radio being created is a little like seeing the proverbial sausage being made. Every weekday…
Reviews: "Heartland,' by Sarah Smarsh, and 'Miss Kopp Just Won't Quit,' by Amy Stewart

Reviews: "Heartland,' by Sarah Smarsh, and 'Miss Kopp Just Won't Quit,' by Amy Stewart

… pregnancies on her mom’s side. In the United States, she writes, “the shaming of the poor is a unique form…
Meet the table busser who's worked at the same Chicago pancake house for 54 years

Meet the table busser who's worked at the same Chicago pancake house for 54 years

… 30, 1964. He was busboy, 18 years old and happy to be free of Mississippi, where he had grown up poor
Children's Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota bolsters health of children with on-site attorney

Children's Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota bolsters health of children with on-site attorney

… with an interpreter, helping worried parents navigate roadblocks that often have little to do with medicine.   Q: Your…
Local people in Ethiopia take photos of their world

Local people in Ethiopia take photos of their world

…, during which his distrust of nature (and poor sanitation) was confirmed: It will liquefy you. He bought…
From janitor to nurse: How an Ethiopian immigrant seized his American dream in Minnesota

From janitor to nurse: How an Ethiopian immigrant seized his American dream in Minnesota

… ... impossible to get to.” With a little luck and a lot of perseverance, Abdulwahab at 36, has achieved his…
Review: 'Mary B.,' by Katherine J. Chen

Review: 'Mary B.,' by Katherine J. Chen

Poor Mary Bennet. The misfit middle daughter in Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” was only…
Nashville alt-twanger Nikki Lane took a long road to Rock the Garden

Nashville alt-twanger Nikki Lane took a long road to Rock the Garden

… had been doing and it was all I had to write about,” she said. “My poor sister even had to plan her…
Chilly sister-in-law might be sending a message

Chilly sister-in-law might be sending a message

…The problem: My youngest brother has been married for 20 years. My sister-in-law never responds…
Why the 1890s Parisian opera sensation who inspired ‘Thaïs’ is buried in Minneapolis

Why the 1890s Parisian opera sensation who inspired ‘Thaïs’ is buried in Minneapolis

… and her younger sisters Marion and Edith speak only French around the dinner table. Margaret also pressed…
Postpartum doulas are in high demand with millennial moms

Postpartum doulas are in high demand with millennial moms

…, sister or aunt isn’t available to come, who is going to come?” said Tory Kielas-Jensen, the director…
Learn how to cook Hmong from the Twin Cities master

Learn how to cook Hmong from the Twin Cities master

… year, but can we listen a little bit?” He is standing at my stovetop, stirring a potful of a kind…