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A Brooklyn Odyssey
Albert Rothman
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A Brooklyn Odyssey

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An autobiography of a Jewish Russian-America, growing up in Brooklyn, during the 1930s and early 1940s. As the subtitle suggests: travails and joys of a boy's early life.
Paperback, 183 pages
Published 2008 by WingSpan Press
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Oct 19, 2009 Elaine rated it liked it
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Albert is impish older man. He always looks like the cat who swallowed the canary. In fact, you can still see the boy on the cover of his book in his face. I met him at the California Writers Club branch meeting, and was charmed by him. I bought his book and read through the beginnings of this man's life. He impressed me with his detailed memories of some of the most arcane facts of growing up in NY in the era for the Great Depression. I'd most certainly recommend this book to anybody doing rese ...more
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