Growing up

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New American Library, 1982 - Biography & Autobiography - 278 pages
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For use in schools and libraries only. This is Russell Baker's story of growing up in America between the world wars--in the backwoods mountains of Virginia, in a New Jersey commuter town, and finally in the Depression-shadowed urban landscape of Baltimore.

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Witty, charming prose through a modest voice. - Goodreads
Baker is a fantastic writer - Goodreads
Baker is a gifted writer and a joy to read. - Goodreads
A benchmark for anyone writing a memoir. - Goodreads
Mr. Baker's writing isn't always technically correc - Goodreads

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Russell Baker's Growing Up was one of the first memoirs I chose to read outside my genre, which somewhat gave me a peek into American history, the Great Depression and how the author and his family ... Read full review

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I read this book as an assignment, and after reading it all I can say is that if it wasn't an assignment I'm not sure if I would have finished reading it. It just didn't quite catch my interest, however, I'm sure that others will probably love it. 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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