Finalist, National Book Awards 1963 for Nonfiction

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Alfred Kazin

Kazin said of his motivations to write, "From my first conscious moments I was absorbed in the most intimate problems of the working class, in the fire and color of immigrant life. I was by temperament created for the idea of revolution, in the sense of making the world over and creating a new society." More about this author >

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