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A walker in the city

Author: Alfred Kazin
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Renewed copyrightView all editions and formats
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The acclaimed story of a soul awakening to the ecstasy of the senses, the power of language, and the meaning of existence. Kazin's memorable description of his life as a young man as he makes the journey from Brooklyn to "Americanca"--The larger world that begins at the other end of the subway in Manhattan. A classic portrayal of the Jewish immigrant culture of the 1930s.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Alfred Kazin; Alfred Kazin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Kazin
ISBN: 0156941767 9780156941761
OCLC Number: 43098603
Notes: "A Harvest book."
Description: 176 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Alfred Kazin ; drawings by Marvin Bileck.

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The acclaimed story of a soul awakening to the ecstasy of the senses, the power of language, and the meaning of existence. Kazin's memorable description of his life as a young man as he makes the journey from Brooklyn to "Americanca"--The larger world that begins at the other end of the subway in Manhattan. A classic portrayal of the Jewish immigrant culture of the 1930s.

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