A Child of the 1930’s: A Humorous and Sometimes Serious Look at Life in 1930’s and 40’s America

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Booktango, Nov 5, 2012 - Family & Relationships
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Author, Joan Arnast has captured and expressed some specific memories of her childhood. A Child Of The 1930's is her collection of those memories, written almost in a diary-like format. Through her eyes you can view a time when life in America was simpler, yet harder; when human character was more honorable, yet was forged like hardened steel in the furnace of that hardship. The author’s ability to laugh at herself is a quality that permeates most of her individual entries. You are invited to step into her shoes and share the memories of her childhood. If you grew up during the 1930’s and 40’s, reading A Child Of The 1930’s may stir up some memories of your own. If you grew up much later in life, this book will enable you to vicariously experience what life was like in an earlier American culture.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 1 Me Myself and I
CHAPTER 2 Mommy I DontWant to Go
CHAPTER 3 Momisms
CHAPTER 4 Over the River andThrough the Woods
CHAPTER 5 Mr Ks CornerGrocery Store
CHAPTER 6 Sisters Being Sisters
CHAPTER 7 Mud Puppies
CHAPTER 8 Cowboys and Indians
CHAPTER 9 Shine LittleGlowworm
CHAPTER 10 Freshman Party
CHAPTER 11 Moving to DuckLake
CHAPTER 12 Teenage Romance
CHAPTER 13 Roots
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