A Walker in the City by Alfred Kazin

By Alfred Kazin

Kazin's memorable description of his existence as a tender guy as he makes the adventure from Brooklyn to "americanca"-the better global that starts off on the different finish of the subway in ny. A vintage portrayal of the Jewish immigrant tradition of the Nineteen Thirties. Drawings through Marvin Bileck.

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