Growing Up

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New American Library, 1982 - Biography & Autobiography - 278 pages
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For use in schools and libraries only. This is Russell Baker's story of growing up in America between the world wars--in the backwoods mountains of Virginia, in a New Jersey commuter town, and finally in the Depression-shadowed urban landscape of Baltimore.

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Witty, charming prose through a modest voice. - Goodreads
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Had to read it for school--Found the writing to be entertaining, funny, and poignant. Found an amazing quote on every page. A really enjoyable read. Read full review

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Heartwarming, heartbreaking, he gives such a vivid picture of the times. Helped me understand what my family endured. Read full review

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Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1982)

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

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