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It Happened in Brooklyn: An Oral History of Growing Up in the Borough in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Excelsior Editions
Publication date March 5, 2009
Pages 250
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781438427508
ISBN-10 1438427506
Dimensions 0.75 by 8 by 10 in.
Weight 1.25 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $26.95
Other format details university press
§As reported by publisher says people who bought this book also bought:
Brooklyn | Lost Brooklyn | When Brooklyn Was the World, 1920-1957
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: Over one hundred voices recall, chronicle, and celebrate the Brooklyn of legend.

It Happened in Brooklyn tells the story of mid-century Brooklyn, home of the famed Brooklyn Dodgers, Nathan’s franks, stoop-ball, stick-ball, and some of the best high schools in America. In this spirited recollection, more than one hundred voices chronicle and celebrate, in tones both humorous and poignant, the borough as it was once was: a largely working- and lower-middle-class environment bathed in the optimistic glow of the postwar years. Illustrated with period photographs.

Book cover for 9780151143665
from Harcourt (October 1, 1993)
9780151143665 | details & prices | 8.25 × 10.25 × 1.00 in. | 2.20 lbs | List price $24.95
About: An oral narrative of life in the borough of Brooklyn
Book cover for 9780156002370 Book cover for 9780299206147 Book cover for 9781438427508
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from Excelsior Editions (March 5, 2009)
9781438427508 | details & prices | 250 pages | 8.00 × 10.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $26.95
About: Over one hundred voices recall, chronicle, and celebrate the Brooklyn of legend.
from Univ of Wisconsin Pr (November 30, 2004)
9780299206147 | details & prices | 250 pages | 8.25 × 10.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.24 lbs | List price $26.95
About: Mid-century Brooklyn was the home of the Dodgers, stoop-ball and stick-ball, a booming Coney Island amusement scene, and some of the best high schools in America.
With Candace Hodges (other contributor) | from Mariner Books (November 1, 1995)
9780156002370 | details & prices | 8.25 × 10.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $15.00
About: Like the borough itself, this celebratory chronicle is a symphony of neighborhoods, ethnicities, faiths, and foods.

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