The classic, unforgettable memoir of a young girl's coming of age, Bronx Primitive recalls the vitality of an immigrant neighborhood through the unsentimental eyes of a child. With an unerring eye for detail and an iridescent, clear-eyed prose, Kate Simon captures the particular world of her childhood as well as the universal uncertainties and triumphs of a young girl on the threshold of womanhood.
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"As an account of growing up female, it is a fit companion piece to Mary McCarthy's classic Memoirs of a Catholic Girlhood."óLe Anne Schreiber, The New York Times.Review:
Memoir by Kate Simon, published in 1982. It evokes working-class Jewish immigrant life in the Bronx during the early 20th century. (1986) and Etchings in an Hourglass (1990) were later installments in Simon's autobiography. -- The Merriam-Webster Encylopedia of Literature
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