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The rat that got away : a Bronx memoir

Author: Adam Jones; Mark Naison
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of one man's odyssey from the streets of the Bronx to a life as a professional athlete and banker in Europe, but it is also provides a vantage point on the history of the Bronx and  Read more...

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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Jones; Mark Naison
ISBN: 9780823231027 082323102X
OCLC Number: 740388148
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 193 p.)
Responsibility: Allen Jones with Mark Naison.

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The memoir paints an earthy picture of the neighborhood in the 1950s, when the projects were home to working-class black and Latino families who pushed their children to excel, through the 1970s. * Read more...

 
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