In a book which uniquely captures 1950's America, Brainard constructs the story of his life through a series of brief entries, each beginning with the words "I remember", and continues with observations about family, film stars, lust, and the astonishing New York culture into which he moved to from Tulsa at the age of 18.
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Review: I RememberUser Review - Chris Horner - Goodreads
This is really more of an epic poem than a novel, one which Brainard revised and added to several times, Leaves of Grass-style, over his career. It is a series of brief statements beginning with the ... Read full review
Review: I RememberUser Review - Diane - Goodreads
If anyone is familiar with Billy Joel's "We Didn't Start the Fire", this is very similar. Joe Brainard puts together a wide compilation of personal, social, cultural, and economic memories across the ... Read full review