At a glance:
- Author: Margaret Mead
- First Published: 1972
- Time of Work: 19011939
- Setting: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Samoa, New Guinea, and Bali
- Genres: Nonfiction, Autobiography
- Subjects: Autobiography, Islands, Anthropology or anthropologists, Pacific Ocean
- Locales: United States, New York, Asia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, North America, Australia, New Guinea, Samoa, Bali, Australia and Oceania
Form and Content
When the postseasonal frost comes to the blackberry blossoms, it helps them set, promising a rich harvest. In Blackberry Winter: My Earlier Years, Margaret Mead describes how she sets her course early in life with help from her family. She presents young adult readers with an optimistic view of the richness of her life. The subtitle of the book, My Earlier Years, is misleading because the autobiography also includes information about her later life, even her pleasure in being a grandmother.
Born in 1901 in Philadelphia, Mead was the...
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