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Coming of age : the story of our century by those who've lived it

Author: Studs Terkel
Publisher: New York : The New Press, New York : Distributed by W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., [1995] [date of distribution not identified] ©1995
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Coming of Age: The Story of Our Century by Those Who've Lived It is a collective portrait of our times, woven from the voices of seventy very different people, the youngest of whom is seventy and the oldest ninety-nine. Together they give us an extraordinary panorama of American life and work throughout this century and underscore the ways in which the times have changed.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
History
Interviews
Personal narratives
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Studs Terkel
ISBN: 1565842847 9781565842847
OCLC Number: 31969319
Notes: Chiefly interviews.
Description: xxvi, 468 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: Whose Garden Was This? / David Brower --
1. The Big Boys. Jack Culberg. Wallace Rasmussen. Paul Miller --
2. The Money Tree. Estelle Strongin. Katherine "Kit" Tremaine. W.H. "Ping" Ferry --
3. The Learning Tree. Rochelle Lee. Timuel Black. Aki Kurose. Gertie Fox --
4. The Firm. Charles A. Bane. Judith Vladeck. Ernest Goodman --
5. Hold the Fort. Victor Reuther. Genora Johnson Dollinger. Charles Hayes. Marvin Miller --
6. Working the Land. Jessie de la Cruz. Merle Hansen --
7. Songs My Mother Taught Me. Russell Knapp. Hazel Wolf --
8. The Muse. Jacob Lawrence. Katherine Kuh. Katherine Dunham. Uta Hagen. Milt Hinton --
9. On the Air. Norman Corwin. Robert St. John. Charlie Andrews --
10. The Pitch. Charles A. Kasher. Danny Newman --
11. God. Rev. William Augustus Johnson. Betty McCollister. Richard McSorley, S.J. Virginia Bowers --
12. Community. Joe Begley. Wallace and Juanita Nelson. Raymond Koch. Bresci Thompson. Guadalupe Reyes --
13. Health. Quentin Young, M.D.
Responsibility: [compiled and edited by] Studs Terkel.

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