What we deserved: stories from a New York life

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Hanging Loose Press, May 31, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 197 pages
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Fiction. "There are 14 wonderful stories in all...written with just the right touch of lightness and compassion. All the pains of growing up are presented. In First Kiss,' Schrader writes, Once a week we'd have a dance, though at first most of us were too shy to do much dancing. It was more exciting to think about girls than to be with them and possible makes fools of ourselves.' An outstanding compendium" --Booklist.

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User Review  - Ted.McBurnett - LibraryThing

A brilliant look into the world of Steven Schrader. Growing up in New York City during the 1940's and 1950's, Schrader is a masterful story teller whose control and careful use of language is ... Read full review

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My Mother and Father
13
Musical Prodigy
26
Comedian
41
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Steven Schrader is the author of three books of stories: CRIME OF PASSION (Inwood Press); ON SUNDAYS WE VISIT THE IN-LAWS (Release Press); and ARRIVING AT WORK (Hanging Loose Press). He was the director of Teachers & Writers Collaborative for ten years and still serves as its co-chair. Schrader was the publisher of Cane Hill Press, which specialized in fiction. He lives in New York with his wife, Lucy Kostelanetz, a documentary film maker.

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