|Title:||Growing Up (Signet)|
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|Publisher:||Signet; 1st edition (December 4, 1984)|
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Russell Baker did. He was born in 1925. He was a kid during the Great Depression. He was a young man during World If you are going to write an autobiography, it helps to live through an interesting time. Russell Baker did. He was a young man during World War II. I cannot think of a sweeter set-up for a life full of stories. Yet nothing interesting ever happened to him! With the exception of a few mild characters he met along the way, his formative years were not remarkable
Growing Up (Signet) Mass Market Paperback – December 4, 1984. by. Russell Baker (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central.
About book: Baker is a great storyteller. His journalistic talents shine through as he narrates about his own impoverished upbringing. You feel for him and as a mother you really appreciate what your own parents have gone through to raise you. I can’t imagine having to go through some of the things he has, but he had me crying one minute and laughing the next. Book Pairing: Growing Up by Russell BakerBaker, Russell.
Additional resources for Growing Up (Signet). The village consisted of seven houses and a general store, a few vegetable gardens, a couple of straw ricks, and a scattering of barns, chicken houses, and pigpens. On a summer afternoon the whole place dozed in the sun, under silences broken only by the occasional cluck of a hen, the solitary clack of a closing screen door. 24 T h e wedding picture of Ida Rebecca and George Baker, 1880. This was the center of the universe in the days of my innocence. Its name, Morrisonville, dated from the early part of the nineteenth century.
Russell Baker had a hardscrabble childhood. His father's people were Virginians; rural people. Education was not a family tradition, though Russell's mother always insisted that he "make something of himself. This man was a great storyteller. She said it was full of charm and humor and recommended it.
Russell Baker quotes at AZquotes. Russell Baker (1984). Growing Up, Signet Book.