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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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

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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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