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In the New World

Growing up with America from the Sixties to the Eighties

In the New World( )
Author: Wright, Lawrence
ISBN:978-0-345-80295-8
Publication Date:Feb 2013
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

We first meet Larry Wright in 1960. He is thirteen and moving with his family to Dallas, the essential city of the New World just beginning to rise across the southern rim of the United States. As we follow him through the next two decades--the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, the devastating assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, and Martin Luther King, Jr., the sexual revolution, the crisis of Watergate,nbsp; and the emergence of Ronald Reagan--we relive the...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / General
Social Science / Sociology / General
History / United States / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.17 x 8.01 x 0.72 Inches
Book Weight:0.562 Pounds
Author Biography
Wright, Lawrence (Author)
Lawrence Wright (born August 2, 1947), Pulitzer Prize winning author, graduated from Tulane University and spent two years teaching at the American University in Cairo, Egypt.

Wright is a staff writer for The New Yorker and a fellow at the Center on Law and Security at New York University School of Law.

Wright is the author of the books God Save Texas: A Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star State (2018), Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief (2013), Pulitzer Prize winning non-fiction The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 (2006), Noriega: God's Favorite (2000), Twins: And What They Tell Us About Who We Are (1999), Remembering Satan (1994), Saints & Sinners (1993), In the New World: Growing Up in America, 1964-1984 (1987), and City Children, Country Summer: A Story of Ghetto Children Among the Amish (1979).

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