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Starting from home : a writer's beginnings : a memoir

Author: Milton Meltzer
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Puffin Books, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author recounts the discoveries, hardships, and triumphs of his early life and the influences that shaped him as a person and writer.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Milton Meltzer; Milton Meltzer; Milton Meltzer
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Milton Meltzer
ISBN: 014032299X 9780140322996
OCLC Number: 22209785
Description: 145 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Roots --
or twigs --
"Better they don't end up in a sweatshop, too" --
The city of three-deckers --
A hunger for words --
The dump and the candy store --
Fifteen cents an hour --
Becoming somebody --
Living in two worlds --
"Tyger Tyger, burning bright" --
A radical tradition --
"What this country needs" --
Tragic towns --
A pair of stockings --
Seventeen.
Responsibility: by Milton Meltzer.

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The author recounts the discoveries, hardships, and triumphs of his early life and the influences that shaped him as a person and writer.

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