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A Walker in the City

 
 
 
 
A Walker in the City
Author: Alfred Kazin
ISBN 13: 9780156941761
ISBN 10: 156941767
Edition: 1
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Publication Date: 1969-03-19
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
List Price: $14.95
 
 

Kazin’s memorable description of his life as a young man as he makes the journey from Brooklyn to “americanca”-the larger world that begins at the other end of the subway in Manhattan. A classic portrayal of the Jewish immigrant culture of the 1930s. Drawings by Marvin Bileck.

Brendan Gill, The New Yorker - Gill

Singular and beautiful.it is a small book and an immense achievement.