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Growing up in New York City: A Generational Memoir (1941–1960)

Keywords: America , United States , US , urban , culture , city , youth , memoir , New York City

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If historians tend to proceed from external data to hidden motivation of key players, the personal essayist typically moves from the intimate level to the plane of sociology, politics, and history. He becomes, therefore, a generational memoirist. In this autobiographical essay, Howard R. Wolf seeks to become a generational memoirist of New York City.


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