A Walker in the City by Alfred Kazin

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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.

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The 757th greatest nonfiction book of all time


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  1. - 100 Major Works of Modern Creative Nonfiction (About.com)

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