Part of Our Time: Some Ruins and Monuments of the Thirties

Part of Our Time: Some Ruins and Monuments of the Thirties

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ISBN-13: 9781590170878
Publisher: New York Review Books
Publication date: 03/11/2004
Series: NYRB Classics Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 456
Sales rank: 1,037,700
Product dimensions: 5.16(w) x 7.97(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Murray Kempton (1917-1997) was a columnist for Newsday, as well as a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books. His books include Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events and The Briar Patch, as well as Part of Our Time. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1985.

David Remnick is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lenin’s Tomb, The Devil Problem and Other True Stories, and Resurrection. He is the editor of The New Yorker.

Table of Contents

Introductionvii
A Prelude1
1The Sheltered Life (Alger Hiss and Whittaker Chambers)13
2The Dry Bones (Gardner Jackson and Lee Pressman)37
3"It's Time to Go, I Heard Them Say..." (Joe Curran and His Shipmates)83
4The Social Muse105
5O'er Moor and Fen (J. B. Matthews and the Multiple Revelation)151
6The Day of the Locust (The Workers' Theater Goes to Hollywood)181
7The Rebel Girl (Mary Heaton Vorse, Elizabeth Bentley, and Anne Moos Remington)211
8George (Paul Robeson and the Pullman Porters)233
9Father and Sons (The Reuther Boys)261
10The Shadow Line299
Afterword to the 1967 Edition335

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