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The making of an American,

Author: Jacob A Riis
Publisher: New York, Macmillan company; London, Macmillan & Co., Ltd., 1916.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : New edView all editions and formats

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Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914.
Making of an American.
New York, Macmillan company; London, Macmillan & co., ltd., 1916
Named Person: Jacob A Riis; Jacob A Riis; Jacob A Riis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob A Riis
OCLC Number: 2465939
Notes: "The papers which form this autobiography were originally published in The Outlook, the chapter telling of my going 'home to mother' in The Churchman, and parts of one or two others in The Century Magazine."--Page [vii].
Description: xvi, 443 pages illustrations, plates, portraits 19 cm
Contents: The meeting on the Long Bridge --
I land in New York and take a hand in the game --
Go to war at last, and sow the seed of future campaigns --
Working and wandering --
I go into business, headlong --
In which I becam an editor and receive my first love letter --
Elizabeth tells her story --
Early married life; I became an Advertising Bureau on the "Tribune" --
Life in Mulberry Street --
My dog is avenged --
The bend is laid by the heels --
I became an author and resume my interrupted career as a lecturer --
Roosevelt comes - Mulberr Streets' golden age --
I try to go to the war for the third and last time --
When I went home to mother --
The American made.
Responsibility: by Jacob A. Riis.


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