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Inhaltsangabe: The memoir of a girl, born in 1931 - the start of the Great Depression - to wealth and privilege, watching the money go down the drain until there was nothing. She watched, listened and absorbed her family disintegrating yet staying together in a multi-generational household. It wasn't only money that drove them apart. The family survived at great emotional cost, the girl watching and listening and finally here, telling the story.
Über den Autor: Lueza Thirkield Gelb was born in Plainfield, New Jersey, in the first part of the twentieth century, two years after the stock market crash, and grew up in the Adirondacks before and during the Second World War. A graduate of Wells College, she has a Ph.D. in history from Teachers College, Columbia University, and has taught at Pace University and Marymount-Manhattan College. She lives in New York City with her husband, Bruce Gelb.
Buchbeschreibung Pulpit Harbor Press, New York, NY, U.S.A., 2006. Hard Cover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good. 363 pages, b/w photos, author's inscription on title page. Book is clean inside & out, no flaws of mention. Dustjacket is bright & clean, both flaps have crease/bend. You will have a hard time uputting this book down once you start the read. Author was born in Plainfield, New Jersey, in the first part of the twentieth century, two years after the stock market crash and grew up in the Adirondacks before and during the Second World War. Gelb's candor in her search for the truth about her family history brings this story to life. It's not that the family and their secrets are so unusual but rather Gelb's honesty creates a compelling memoir as she recreates her relationship with each family member and her objectivity in events and family issues past is impressive. Signed by Author. Used. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 016597
Buchbeschreibung Pulpit Harbor Press, 2006. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 097788001X