The author deemed "a national treasure" by the Philadelphia Inquirer finally tells her own story, with this sharp and atmospheric memoir of a postwar American childhood. Barbara Holland finally brings her wit and wisdom to the one subject her fans have been clamoring for for years: herself. When All the World Was Young is Holland's memoir of growing up in Washington, D.C. during the 1940s and 50s, and is a deliciously subversive, sensitive journey into her past. Mixing politics (World War II, Senator McCarthy) with ...

When All the World Was Young: A Memoir 2006, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781596910904

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When All the World Was Young: A Memoir 2005, Bloomsbury USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9781582345253

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