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A walker in the city.


Alfred Kazin burst onto the American literary scene in 1942, when his first book, "On Native Grounds," announced the arrival of an important new literary critic. "A Walker in the City," his second, signaled the other direction his career would follow: author of several intense, intimate, and lyrical memoirs. Years later he would admit how he struggled writing it. He thought he wanted to concentrate on New York itself, describing a series of walks around the city. But what emerged was the story of his own boyhood encounters ...

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A Walker in the City
1997, MJF Books

ISBN-13: 9781567312126


A Walker in the City
1969, Mariner Books, San Diego, CA

ISBN-13: 9780156941761

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