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Dillard, Annie.
An American Childhood.

New York Harper & Row: 1987.

In Pittsburgh in the 1950s Dillard's father quits his corporate job to take a boat down the Ohio River, and her mother makes sure Annie and her sisters learn to "tell a joke, dance all night and bet a poker hand". "A sweeping, original book, a classic story of the dawning of an American consciousness".

Hardcover. 6"x9.5", 255 pages, dj a nice copy with a very slightly bowed cover.

Inventory #: 6656
Price: $ 10.00      

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