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A Darkening Green: Notes on Harvard, the 1950s and the End of Innocence

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This is a book about the end of childhood. Much of it is drawn directly from a diary the author kept while he was a bright but insecure freshman at Harvard in the 1950s.
From these pages emerges a precise description of the raw, half-understood experience of late adolescence-the anguish and arguments, the rivalry and anxiety about sex,
the facile cynicism and desperate fumbl
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Paperback, 222 pages
Published May 1st 2009 by Transaction Publishers (first published 1974)
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