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Growing up in a war

Bryan Magee

Growing up in a war

by Bryan Magee

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Published by Pimlico in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Magee, Bryan -- Childhood and youth.,
  • Philosophers -- Biography.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- London.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBryan Magee.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination390 p. ;
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21353270M
    ISBN 101845950879
    ISBN 109781845950873

      Coming of age: Growing up is not easy, which is why so many books rely on a "coming of age" theme. This is one in which children or young adults mature through various events and learn valuable life lessons in the process. Books such as "The Outsiders" and "The Catcher in the Rye" use this theme very well. Get this from a library! Growing up in World War Two. [Marion Davis Lippert] -- A memoir of what life was like growing up in Nothern California during World War II. Marion Lippert was nine years old when World War II started.

    This collection takes its inspiration from Paul Goodman's Growing Up Absurd, a landmark critique of American culture at the end of the s. Goodman called for a revival of social investment in urban planning, public welfare, workplace democracy, free speech, racial harmony, sexual freedom, popular culture, and education to produce a society that could inspire young people, and an adult.   SAN ANTONIO, Texas, J (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- “WWII + VI: A Kid’s Memories of War and Postwar” by Johan Zwaan presents the author’s riveting story of growing up as a .

      Welcome to Molly's World, Growing Up in World War Two America, by Catherine Gourley, is not what I would have expected from a book attached to a doll franchise. It is a great book. The details of what war looked like on the home front are engrossing, and it shows kids that war isn't just about bombs and battles. Book: GROWING UP IN WW2 AUSTRALIA - Memories of the author as a five year old in by Warne Wilson categories: Book, WW2, Battle Coral Sea, Kokoda Trail, Australia, Japan, Aif, Bringing Up Children, Civillians at War, Japanese Army, Rationing, Petrol Alternative, Miners Cottage, World War II.


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