At a glance:
- Author: Kaila Grobsmith
- First Published: 1986
- Type of Work: Memoirs
- Time of Work: The 1930’s
- Setting: New York
- Genres: Nonfiction, Memoir
- Subjects: Maturation or coming of age, Family or family life, New York, Northeast, U.S., United States or Americans, Memory, Twentieth century, Education or educators, Depression, economic, 1930's, College life, City life, Colleges or universities, Students or student life
- Locales: United States, New York, North America
Kate Simon is best known as a travel writer, author of many popular guidebooks. Readers in the future, however, will probably know her as the author of an exceptionally vivid serial autobiography. In this sequel to the first installment of her autobiography, Bronx Primitive: Portraits in a Childhood (1982), Simon captures the pleasures and the pains, the atmosphere and the ambience of a young girl’s struggle to establish her own identity during the Depression, a period that in no way depresses her spirit of adventure and inquiry. Her experiences are presented vividly...
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