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Shedding Skin

Ward, Robert

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ISBN 10: 0060145277 / ISBN 13: 9780060145279
Published by Harper and Row, 1972
Soft cover
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256 pp. a fine set. the cut galley sheets. preceedes the uncorrected proof. Bookseller Inventory # 9276

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Title: Shedding Skin

Publisher: Harper and Row

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Softbound

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A tour of the 1950s and 1960s recounts the author's coming-of-age experiences in a period torn between idealism and despair, chronicling his journey between Baltimore and Haight-Ashbury and his witness to the historical events of the time.

This classic novel, the 1972 winner of a National Endowment for the Arts Award, turns, providing an essential companion piece to The King of Cards. Illuminated by the author’s personal experiences, this authentic coming-of-age novel presents a cavalcade of memorable characters and adventures.

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A native of Baltimore, Robert Ward has worked as a novelist, professor, screenwriter, producer, and actor. His first effort was the critically acclaimed novel Shedding Skin, which won the National Endowment of the Arts award for first novel of exceptional merit.

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