By Andrew Pehanick
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A brand new York occasions “Books for summer season studying” selectionWinner of the 2003 nationwide Jewish ebook Award for HistoryBy the time he died in 1993 on the age of seventy three, Irving Howe was once one of many 20th century’s most crucial public thinkers. Deeply passionate, devoted to social reform and secular Jewishness, ardently dedicated to fiction and poetry, in love with baseball, tune, and ballet, Howe wrote with such eloquence and lived with such conviction that his remarkable paintings is now a part of the canon of yankee social suggestion.
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Bridgeport (Postcard History) by Andrew Pehanick