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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:Fair. Size: wb652; Good reading copy with all pages and binding...Fair. Size: wb652; Good reading copy with all pages and binding in tact. Heavy signs of use including wear to cover. Quick response.
Description:Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed. Signed by the...Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed. Signed by the author. Inscribed on title page "To Tessa, Doris Kearns Goodwin". First Edition / 2nd Printing as identified with "2" in the full number line. Unclipped DJ in VG condition. No marks! Not ex-library or a remainder copy. The binding is firm and square. Very Clean Copy-Over 500, 000 Internet Orders Filled.
Description:Fine in Fine jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall; Type: Hard...Fine in Fine jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall; Type: Hard Back By the Author of No Ordinary Time--Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. First Printing. Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket in FINE Condition. Black /white photographs throughout. Bright red half-cloth binding with bright and sharp gilt titles, tan-speckled paper-wrapped boards, sparkling clean; tight & solid, square with sharp corners. Page blocke edges clean and white. Internals immaculate. A story of growing up in the seemingly idyllic 1950s in the suburbs of New York with the neighborhood, the Catholic Church, and baseball, the Dodgers and the Giants, playing major roles in everyone's lives, but also with the fear of polio, with McCarthyism, with A-bomb drills in school and with racial prejudice. The tranquil fifties was a time whose relative tranquility contained the seeds of the turbulent 60s. 261 pages. 9.5 x 6.2 inches. Simon & Schuster, New York, 1997.
Description:Very good in very good dust jacket. BN5-DJ is mylar protected....Very good in very good dust jacket. BN5-DJ is mylar protected. DJ and book have light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise fine. Book is signed by the author with inscription to previous owner "For Susan Doris Kearns Goodwin" on the title page. Wait Till Next Year is the story of a young girl growing up in the suburbs of New York in the 1950s, when owning a single-family home on a tree-lined street meant the realization of dreams, when everyone knew everyone else on the block, and the children gathered in the streets to play from sunup to sundown.
Description:Collectible-Good in Good jacket. FIRST EDITION hardcover; DJ...Collectible-Good in Good jacket. FIRST EDITION hardcover; DJ Shelf Wear; Smudges Ends of Pages; Shelf Wear; Tight Spine; Good Condition.
Description:Collectible: Like New in Like New jacket. Signed Like new...Collectible: Like New in Like New jacket. Signed Like new hardback and jacket! Personalized inscription signed by author on front endpage. Text is clean, unmarked, tight. (Shelf location: C) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling.
Description:Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by author. SIGNED/TIGHT &...Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by author. SIGNED/TIGHT & UNREAD/nice unopened copy/BRIGHT & CLEAN/in protective BRODART/inscription sSIGNED BY AUTHOR/(F3972)HC. 272 p.; 1.02" x 9.54" x 6.39".
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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