An American Childhood

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  • Author : Annie Dillard
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Pages : 272 pages
  • ISBN : 1782117768
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 32 reviews
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An American Childhood

An American Childhood
  • Author : Annie Dillard
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release : 07 April 2016
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An American Childhood is the electrifying memoir of the wide-eyed and unconventional upbringing that influenced the lifetime love of nature and the stunning writing career of Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Dillard. From her mother's boundless energy to her father's low-budget horror movies, jokes and lonesome river trips down to New Orleans to get away, the events of Dillard's 1950s Pittsburgh childhood loom larger than life. An American Childhood fizzes with the playful observations and sparkling prose of this American master,

Canal Zone Daughter

Canal Zone Daughter
  • Author : Judy Haisten
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 23 July 2021
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In 1964, Edwin and Jean Armbruster left their home in the United States to raise their family on the Panama Canal Zone, a little known American territory in the Central American country of Panama. In Canal Zone Daughter, Judy (Armbruster) Haisten chronicles her unique childhood culminating to the crushing loss when former President Jimmy Carter signs treaties that effectively eliminates her -and fellow U.S. citizens' -former home. Charming, funny, and poignant, the author captures her remarkable American story in an

American Childhood

American Childhood
  • Author : Anne Scott MacLeod
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release : 01 October 1995
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In this collection of fourteen essays, Anne Scott MacLeod locates and describes shifts in the American concept of childhood as those changes are suggested in nearly two centuries of children's stories. Most of the essays concern domestic novels for children or adolescents--stories set more or less in the time of their publication. Some essays also draw creatively on childhood memoirs, travel writings that contain foreigners' observations of American children, and other studies of children's literature. The topics on which MacLeod

After the War Was Over

After the War Was Over
  • Author : David Garnes
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release : 01 July 2002
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The poems in After the War Was Over depict a boy's childhood in post-World War II America. Focusing on everyday events, the author creates a world lived through the perceptions, observations and remembrances of a child. Holidays, family members, pets, food, toys, world events, death, books and movies Incidents, relationships and experiences both mundane and profound are portrayed in a way that defines both the child and the era in which he was growing up.Several poems also explore the

The Seventeen Traditions

The Seventeen Traditions
  • Author : Ralph Nader
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 13 October 2009
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“The Seventeen Traditions brings us back to what’s important in life—and what makes America truly great.” —Jim Hightower, Illinois Times The activist, humanitarian, and former presidential candidate named one of the 100 most influential figures in American history by The Atlantic—one of only three living Americans so honored—Ralph Nader, looks back at his small-town Connecticut childhood and the traditions and values that shaped his progressive worldview. At once eye-opening, thought-provoking, and surprisingly fresh and moving, Nader’s

Everything Is Wrong with Me

Everything Is Wrong with Me
  • Author : Jason Mulgrew
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 02 March 2010
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“People who grow up like this tend to become agoraphobics, serial killers, or really funny writers. Mulgrew, I think – hope? – is the last of these three things. His stories of childhood made me laugh out loud.” — Rob McElhenney, star, creator, and producer of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia “The somewhat alarming, always interesting world inside Jason’s brain has now been strewn across the pages of a book. Godspeed, reader.” — Steve Hely, author of How I Became a Famous

Pagan Time

Pagan Time
  • Author : Micah Perks
  • Publisher : Counterpoint LLC
  • Release : 23 July 2021
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A young woman raised on a commune in the Adirondack Mountains recalls her feelings and observations as she came of age during the 1960s in a community that was deliberating destroying convention and creating a new, "pagan" lifestyle to replace it. 20,000 first printing.

La Dolce Vita

La Dolce Vita
  • Author : Douglas Ritter
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 07 February 2010
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An American Childhood in Rome in the 60's. Mr. Ritter recalls his childhood years spent growing up in Rome, Italy and attending the Overseas School of Rome and Notre Dame International.

Huck s Raft

Huck s Raft
  • Author : Steven Mintz
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release : 23 July 2021
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Explores many aspects of the changing societal role of children throughout American history, and credits the impact that children have had on major historical events.