Eleven Stories High: Growing Up in Stuyvesant Town, 1948-1968

Eleven Stories High: Growing Up in Stuyvesant Town, 1948-1968

by Corinne Demas
Eleven Stories High: Growing Up in Stuyvesant Town, 1948-1968

Eleven Stories High: Growing Up in Stuyvesant Town, 1948-1968

by Corinne Demas

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Overview

This memoir evokes a girl's coming of age in a postwar New York City planned, "utopian" community.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791446300
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 07/11/2002
Series: Growing Up in Stuyvesant Town, 1948-1968
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 206
Sales rank: 897,668
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Corinne Demas is Professor of English at Mt. Holyoke College. She is the author of a novel, two short story collections, and many children's books, most recently If Ever I Return Again.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Prologue
Acknowledgments

1. Stuyvesant Town

2. Elevators

3. Stores

4. Creatures

5. Games

6. Night

7. Dentistry

8. Music

9. School

10. Phones

11. Shopping

12. Girls

13. Biology

14. Woman's Work

15. Television

16. Greeks

17. Holidays

18. China

19. Subways

20. Cars

21. Kisco

22. Bricks

Epilogue

What People are Saying About This

Anita Shreve

I loved every word … Stuyvesant Town, with its unexpected charm, is as string a character as any I've encountered in personal narrative. Demas's portrait of her mother is exquisite.
—Anita Shreve, author of The Pilot's Wife

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