The Nurturing Neighborhood: The Brownsville Boys' Club and Jewish Community in Urban America, 1940-1990

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NYU Press, Jan 1, 1992 - History - 272 pages
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Drawing heavily on the reminiscences of the Brownsville boys themselves, and skillfully integrating these with material from newspapers, books, and commentary of the time, Sorin creates an original and compelling picture of the communal and individual vitality that allowed an unusual and heartening social achievement.

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Gerald Sorin is Distinguished Professor of History and Director of Jewish Studies at SUNY New Paltz. His most recent book is "Tradition Transformed: The Jewish Experience in America.

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