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Título: Coming of Age: The Story of Our Century by ...
Editorial: The New Press , New York
Año de publicación: 1995
Condición de la sobrecubierta: Dust Jacket Included
Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)
Edición: 1st Edition
Small 4to. Black cloth spine with gilt lettering and black paper over boards, pictorial dust jacket. xxvi, 468pp. Near fine/fine. A tight and attractive first edition of this thick (to cite front jacket panel) "Story of Our Century by Those Who've Lived It" -- with a fine gold-bordered bookplate on half-title page signed boldly by the author in black fineline: "Peace! / Studs Terkel.". N° de ref. de la librería 37712
Sinopsis: Arguably the century's most gifted chronicler of what Americans really think, Studs Terkel has been called "a national resource. . . who gets to the deeper heart of our history and our national life" by John Kenneth Galbraith. Terkel's widely praised, best-selling books Hard Times, Working, Race, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Good War" probe the innermost attitudes in this country toward the Great Depression, work, race, and World War II.
Biografía del autor: Studs Terkel (1912–2008) was the bestselling author of twelve books of oral history, including Hope Dies Last, Working, Race, and the Pulitzer Prize?winning “The Good War? (all available from The New Press). He was the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including a Presidential National Humanities Medal and the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.
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