Brooklyn Boy: A Novel

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McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Limited, 1990 - Fiction - 298 pages
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"Follow the growth and fortune of Aaron Scholssberg as he moves from boyhood to early adulthood, from domestic turmoil to gutsy independence, from Brooklyn to Manhattan and the open sea. This novel records the shaping of a young sensibility under the influence of a powerful place and time. While laying out a boy's moral and romantic journey, Brooklyn Boy also pays homage to and is a personal mapping of a legendary site. Aaron's history is Brooklyn's."--BOOK JACKET.

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Lelchuk has written the fictional memoirs of Aaron Schlossberg, a boy growing up in Brooklyn when the only true religion was the worship of the Dodgers in Ebbets Field. Aaron recalls his parents ... Read full review


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Alan Lelchuk was born and raised in Brooklyn. He is author of the novels "Brooklyn Boy, recently reprinted by the University of Wisconsin Press, "On Home Ground, "Shrinking, "Miriam at Thirty-four, "Miriam in Her Forties, and "Playing the Game. He is on the faculty of Dartmouth College and is cofounder of Steerforth Press. His newest book is "Ziff: A Life?

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