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The Long Walk at San Francisco State

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Hardcover, 150 pages
Published 1970 by Grove Press
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Pamela
Jul 02, 2014 Pamela rated it liked it
I've never read Kay Boyle before but I really did like her writing style.. I liked that she quoted some of my favorite writers. I don't know if the essays could be considered pure history however, or just memoir-like essays of specific historic events from her point of view, (some of the walkout essay includes diary entries.) They were written within their time-frame, so they were fresh words when Ms. Boyle wrote them.. and were indeed on-going.

The over-all tone was sad for me as I'm continuall
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Kay Boyle was a writer of the Lost Generation.

Early years
The granddaughter of a publisher, Kay Boyle was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, and grew up in several cities but principally in Cincinnati, Ohio. Her father, Howard Peterson Boyle, was a lawyer, but her greatest influence came from her mother, Katherine Evans, a literary and social activist who believed that the wealthy had an obligation to he
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