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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A benchmark for anyone writing a memoir. - 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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I bought this at a yard sale. Took it home and read it in one day...loved it. Witty ,engaging and honest, I felt a kinship with his characters and loved his prose. A must read. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
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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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