A Walker in the City by Alfred Kazin

This memoir explores the author's experiences growing up as a Jewish child in the Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn during the 1920s and 1930s. The narrative delves into his relationship with his family, his Jewish identity, his love for literature, and his observations about the changing urban landscape. As he walks through his old neighborhood as an adult, he reflects on the past, creating a vivid and emotional portrait of his childhood and the immigrant experience in New York City.

The 5100th greatest book of all time


Published
1951
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
176
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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