Growing Up

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, Dec 4, 1984 - 348 pages
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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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Growing Up is a beautifully written account of The Great Depression of the 1930s through the eyes of a young boy. It is a must read for anyone who wants to know about the hardships that affected ... Read full review

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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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Section 1
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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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