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A childhood, the biography of a place

Author: Harry Crews
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Harry Crew recounts his childhood, focusing on the people, places, and circumstances that shaped him into the author he is today.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Harry Crews; Harry Crews; Harry Crews
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Crews
ISBN: 0820317594 9780820317595
OCLC Number: 32388391
Notes: Previously published: New York : Harper & Row, ©1978.
Description: 182 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Harry Crews ; drawings by Michael McCurdy.

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The unforgettable memoir of Crews's earliest years, a sharply remembered portrait of the people, locales, and circumstances that shaped him and destined him to be a storyteller. Crews was born in  Read more...

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Crews is, obviously, a unique southern raconteur... It's easy to despise poor folks. A Childhood makes it more difficult. It raises almost to a level of heroism these people who seem of a different Read more...

 
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