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A Childhood: The Biography of a Place

Crews, Harry

Published by Harpercollins, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1978
ISBN 10: 0060109327 / ISBN 13: 9780060109325
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Title: A Childhood: The Biography of a Place

Publisher: Harpercollins, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition


Dust jacket price unclipped. Mylar protected. A clean well preserved copy. Bookseller Inventory # 001276

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Synopsis: This is a memoir of Harry Crew's earliest years - a sharply remembered portrait of the people, locales and circumstances that shaped him and destined him to become a storyteller. The book includes accounts of grinding poverty, but also of snakes who could talk, and of ghosts and devils.

Review: "It is Crews' great gift that he can show us how absolutely cursed, and alsolutely beautiful, we are. . . . Crews burns through the easy ways in which we would like to regard ourselves; what he leaves behind is something better, something touched by the refiner's fire."--"New York Newsday"

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