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1185 Park Avenue: A Memoir

1185 Park Avenue This captivating account of the author's coming-of-age in 1940s New York City relates Roiphe's experiences growing up in a wealthy Jewish home with a family who had money, status, and culture--everything but happiness. It's also a chronicle of an era in American history. Full description

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