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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, 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, 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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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Working traces the transformations in vocation and lifestyle in America during the twentieth century through the experiences of a very diverse group of fascinating elderly men and women. 100,000 first printing.

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Studs Terkel (1912 2008) was the bestselling author of twelve books of oral history, including Hope Dies Last, Working, Race, and the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Good War” (all available from The New Press). He was the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including a Presidential National Humanities Medal and the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

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