The Old Neighborhood

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1942 to 1952-a time of rapid change as seen by a young boy in Chicago The unconditional love of grandparents The mother he loved and feared The competitive, one-of-a-kind father The neighborhood goes to war A Jewish family in an Italian Catholic neighborhood The confessions of a good (most of the time) boy The missing girl and the thing in the swamp The ubiquity of radio and the coming of TV Weekends in those palatial movie theaters The secrets kept by adults-death, divorce, money, and sex Games, gangs, and ...
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Overview

1942 to 1952-a time of rapid change as seen by a young boy in Chicago The unconditional love of grandparents The mother he loved and feared The competitive, one-of-a-kind father The neighborhood goes to war A Jewish family in an Italian Catholic neighborhood The confessions of a good (most of the time) boy The missing girl and the thing in the swamp The ubiquity of radio and the coming of TV Weekends in those palatial movie theaters The secrets kept by adults-death, divorce, money, and sex Games, gangs, and simple pleasures UFOs and a man from Mars
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781411650640
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • Publication date: 10/25/2005
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 188
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.43 (d)

Table of Contents

Flying
The Apartment
The Block
The Center of the Center
More Real than the Center
What Dads Are For
Grampa Peller
Weather or Not
Flora and Fauna
Springfield Avenue Goes to War
Confessions of a Good (Most of the Time) Boy
What is a Jew?
Ryerson Forever
Paradise LostAt the Movies
Something in the Air and Prisoners of the Box
Death, Dirty Thoughts, Dirty Underwear, and God
Daydreaming
Public Transit, the Long Walks, and the Bicycle
Norton the Nemesis
The Thing in the Swamp
The Fate of the Swashbucklers
The Birth of a Writer
Moving Away
The Search for 635
Postscript to My Dreams
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