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Manhattan, When I Was Young


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Manhattan, When I Was Young - Cantwell, Mary
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Mary Cantwell arrived in Manhattan one summer in the early 1950s with $80, a portable typewriter, a wardrobe of unsuitable clothes, a copy of The Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins, a boyfriend she was worried might be involved with the Communists and no idea how to live on her own. She moved to the Village because she had heard of it and worked at Mademoiselle because that was where the employment agency sent her. In this evocative unflinching book Cantwell recalls the city she knew then by revisiting five apartments in which ...

Manhattan, When I Was Young 2001, Virago Press Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781860498619

Mass-market paperback

Manhattan, When I Was Young 1996, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780140232233

Trade paperback

Manhattan, When I Was Young 1995, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780395744413