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The making of an American,

The making of an American,

Author: Jacob A Riis
Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company 1924.
Series: [The modern readers' series]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914.
Making of an American.
New York, The Macmillan Company 1924
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: 801956
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."
Description: xi, 284 pages frontispiece, 1 illustration (music) facsimile 19 cm.
Contents: The meeting on the long bridge --
I land in New York and take a hand in the game --
I go to war at last, and sow the seed of future campaigns --
Working and wandering --
I go into business --
In which I become an editor and receive my first love letter --
Elizabeth tells her story --
Early married life; I become an advertising bureau; on the "Tribune" --
Life in Mulberry Street --
My dog is avenged --
The bend is laid by the heels --
I become an author and resume my interrupted career as a lecturer --
Roosevelt comes - Mulberry Street's golden age --
I try to go to the war for the third and last time --
When I went home to mother --
The American made.
Series Title: [The modern readers' series]
Responsibility: by Jacob A. Riis ...


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