by Studs Terkel
Paperback, 462 pages, Perseus Distribution Services, List Price: $16.95 |
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Recreates the character and atmosphere of this dramatic era in a collage of recollections by both well-known and obscure Americans.
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October 31, 2008 Terkel, who came of age during the Great Depression, often said America suffered from what he called a national Alzheimer's disease. His oral histories and radio interviews with everyday Americans helped document the nation's past.
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