Growing Up

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, Dec 4, 1984
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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.

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Witty, charming prose through a modest voice. - Goodreads
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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.

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The memoir, Growing Up written by an outstanding author named Russel Baker, takes the readers to a nostalgic journey of his life as a curious young boy living in the rural Virginia to a determined ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
17
Section 3
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RUSSELL BAKER is an American Pulitzer Prize-winning writer known for his satirical commentary and self-critical prose.

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