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ISBN: 1590170873 / ISBN-13: 9781590170878

Part of Our Time: Some Ruins and Monuments of the Thirties

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First published in 1955 and long out of print, Part of Our Time consists of a series of brilliant "novellas" -- "portraits in depth" -- of real ... Show synopsis

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  • Part of Our Time: Some Ruins and Monuments of the Thirties (New York Review of Books) – Trade paperback (2004)
    by Murray Kempton, David Remnick (Introduction by)

    Part of Our Time: Some Ruins and Monuments of the Thirties

    Trade paperback, New York Review of Books
    2004
    English
    340 pages

    ISBN: 1590170873
    ISBN-13: 9781590170878

    Through brilliant portraits of real persons who created the myths and realities of the 1930s, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Murray Kempton brings that turbulent decade to life. Himself a child of the time, Kempton examines with the insight and imagination of a novelist the men and women who embraced, grappled with, and in many cases were destroyed by the myth of revolution. What he calls the "ruins and monuments of the Thirties" include Paul Robeson, Alger Hiss, and Whittaker Chambers, the Hollywood Ten, the rebel ... Show more

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