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Coming of Age: The Story of Our Century by Those Who've Lived It.

TERKEL, Studs.

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ISBN 10: 1565842847 / ISBN 13: 9781565842847
Published by The New Press [1995], New York, 1995
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Small 4to. Black cloth spine with gilt lettering and black paper over boards, pictorial dust jacket. xxvi, 468pp. Near fine/fine. A tight and attractive first edition of this thick (to cite front jacket panel) "Story of Our Century by Those Who've Lived It" -- with a fine gold-bordered bookplate on half-title page signed boldly by the author in black fineline: "Peace! / Studs Terkel.". Bookseller Inventory # 37712

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Title: Coming of Age: The Story of Our Century by ...

Publisher: The New Press [1995], New York

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Arguably the century's most gifted chronicler of what Americans really think, Studs Terkel has been called "a national resource. . . who gets to the deeper heart of our history and our national life" by John Kenneth Galbraith. Terkel's widely praised, best-selling books Hard Times, Working, Race, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Good War" probe the innermost attitudes in this country toward the Great Depression, work, race, and World War II.

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