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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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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I enjoyed all of what I read in this book, but unfortunately, it began moving slower than I needed it to! I didn't finish it even though I read it many years ago in college for a class. I like his humor and honesty, though. Read full review

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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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