Growing Up

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Thorndike Press, 1983 - Biography & Autobiography - 438 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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Growing Up is a beautifully written account of The Great Depression of the 1930s through the eyes of a young boy. It is a must read for anyone who wants to know about the hardships that affected ... Read full review

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Excellent time piece, more insightful than a history. You get a glimpse of the nuances of life during the Great Depression, the hopes, dreams, shortfalls, and the disappointments that make up real ... Read full review

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About the author (1983)

RUSSELL BAKER is an American Pulitzer Prize-winning writer known for his satirical commentary and self-critical prose.

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