Leaving home: a memoir

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Thorndike Press, 1994 - 345 pagine
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The renowned humorist describes his difficult childhood in foster homes, the wanderlust that took him from New York's Hebrew Orphan Asylum to Paris, and his years in Paris. (Biography).

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Humorist Buchwald turns serious, albeit not wholly so, in this affecting memoir of his painful youth and early manhood. Shortly after she bore him in 1925, Buchwald's emigrant mother was committed to ... Leggi recensione completa

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humorous, w/ moments of poignancy, wisdom, great read, how to face life and win. Leggi recensione completa


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Art Buchwald was born in Mt. Vernon, New York and raised in Hollis, Queens. He has written thirty-two books-including two children's books and two novels. He was the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for "Outstanding Commentary" in 1982.

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