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Set in the suburbs of New York in the 1950s, this memoir recreates the postwar era, when owning a single-family home meant the realization of a dream ...Show synopsisSet in the suburbs of New York in the 1950s, this memoir recreates the postwar era, when owning a single-family home meant the realization of a dream, everyone knew everyone else on the block, and children gathered in the streets to play. Here, Doris Goodwin recalls growing up loving her father and the glorious game of baseball. Photos.Hide synopsis
Description:Very Good. 1st Printing. Condition: Very Good. Clean, tight...Very Good. 1st Printing. Condition: Very Good. Clean, tight copy with no writing or markings. Not an Ex-Library book. Paperback book with a colorfully illustrated cover and an uncreased spine. Includes numerous photographs and a brief biography of the author. 261 pages. Measures 5-1/2" x 8-1/4"
A fine evocation of a recent but long ago era , when Booklyn was the Dodgers. A lovely nostalgic look at Americana of the mid 20th century. Doris Kearns is a clever writer and the book reads more like a novel than history. One not need to be a baseball fan, a Brooklynite, or old fogey (all of which ...
For those of us of a "certain age", aka those who grew up in the 50's and 60's, this is a great read. Exceptionally well written, Wait Till Next Year weaves the frustration of the Dodgers and their fans into the the angst of growing up.
Don't miss this great book.
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