Author:Kazin, Alfred

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New York Jew

By: Kazin, Alfred

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275756

ISBN: 0394495675

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges lightly bumped, jacket faintly toned, small sticker on front jacket flap. 1978 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 307 pp. The distinguished literary critic picks up the story of his life in 1940 and chronicles the significant events, people, and places of his life thereafter and comments on the literary doings of the forties, fifties, and sixties. View more info

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A Lifetime Burning in Every Moment: From the Journals of Alfred Kazin

By: Kazin, Alfred

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2278922

ISBN: 006019037X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 341 pp. The son of Russian-Jewish immigrants, Kazin became the last 20th century American literary and social critic in a great tradition that began with Edmund Wilson. A Lifetime Burning in Every Moment is a collection of writings from Kazin's diaries, which he has kept from the 1930s to the present. From a sensitive observer who is never at a loss for the most striking words, this is an astute and resonant portrait of cultural life in the last half century. View more info

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A Walker in the City: The Classic Reminiscence of a Brooklyn Childhood

By: Kazin, Alfred

Price: $5.00

Publisher: MFJ Books: 1974

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2289119

ISBN: 1567312128

Condition: Near Fine


Minor tear along top edge of rear jacket panel, front jacket flap creased. 1974 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 176 pp. Kazin's memorable description of his life as a young man as he makes the journey from Brooklyn to Americanca-the larger world that begins at the other end of the subway in Manhattan. A classic portrayal of the Jewish immigrant culture of the 1930s. Drawings by Marvin Bileck. View more info