New York in the fifties

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade & Reference Publishers, 1992 - Social Science - 355 pages
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Wakefield has established his reputation as a novelist, journalist, and chronicler of American life. In New York in the Fifties, he explores a decade in which the "taste, politics, and culture of our society underwent a profound transformation, one that shaped the way we live now". 24 pages of photos.

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Nostalgia package for the ``silent generation'' of Eisenhower, a generation that today evidently thinks it was in no way silent. Novelist/journalist Wakefield (Returning, 1988, etc.) arrived in ... Read full review

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When Wakefield came to New York in 1952 to attend Columbia, the city more than fulfilled his dreams. Over the next 11 years, he finished his degree, began a promising career as a freelance journalist ... Read full review


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DAN WAKEFIELD's previous books include Creating from the Spirit and The Story of Your Life: Writing a Spiritual Autobiography.

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