Growing Up

Front Cover
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, Dec 4, 1984
104 Reviews

This Pulitzer Prize winning autobiography is Russell Baker's unforgettable story of growing up in America between the world wars. It is the story of adversity and courage, of the poignancy of love and the awkwardness of sex, of family bonds and family tensions. "Magical . . . a work of original, biographical art".--Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, The New York Times.

Copyright Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
35
4 stars
45
3 stars
17
2 stars
5
1 star
2

Witty, charming prose through a modest voice. - Goodreads
He's a great writer! - Goodreads
Baker is a fantastic writer - Goodreads
Mr. Baker's prose is a delight. - Goodreads
A benchmark for anyone writing a memoir. - Goodreads
User Review - Flag as inappropriate

I love Growing up. Russell Baker writes this book with such goodhearted humor that anyone can enjoy it. I believe that no matter who you are you will find joy in this book!! Must read.

Review: Growing Up

User Review  - Shelley Kresan - Goodreads

Memoir/Autobiography is my favorite genre. I get to meet so many people that are so different from myself in values and temperament, likes and dislikes, political philosophy and the like. In this ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
17
Section 3
28
Copyright

14 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (1984)

RUSSELL BAKER is an American Pulitzer Prize-winning writer known for his satirical commentary and self-critical prose.

Bibliographic information