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A Life in the Twentieth Century: Innocent Beginnings, 1917-1950

SCHLESINGER, Arthur M., Jr.

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ISBN 10: 0395707528 / ISBN 13: 9780395707524
Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 2000
Condition: fine Hardcover
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Illustrated in black and white. 557 pages, 8vo, black cloth-backed boards, dust wrapper. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (2000). First edition. A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "For Martin Segal, With best regards. Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.". Bookseller Inventory # 240760

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Title: A Life in the Twentieth Century: Innocent ...

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition: fine

Dust Jacket Condition: near fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First.

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A memoir of the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian considers events that occurred during his lifetime and that contributed to America's rise to world power status, as told through his personal experiences in childhood, in college, and during war times. 50,000 first printing.

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ARTHUR M. SCHLESINGER, JR., the author of sixteen books, was a renowned historian and social critic. He twice won the Pulitzer Prize, in 1946 for The Age of Jackson and in 1966 for A Thousand Days. He was also the winner of the National Book Award for both A Thousand Days and Robert Kennedy and His Times (1979). In 1998 he was awarded the prestigious National Humanities Medal.

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