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What It Felt Like

Living in the American Century

What It Felt Like( )
Author: Allen, Henry
ISBN:978-0-375-42063-4
Publication Date:Oct 2000
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Pantheon
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $20.00
Book Description:

This treasure of a book gives us a vivid and captivating evocation of the social, cultural, and spiritual tenor of the twentieth century, decade by remarkable decade.         Henry Allen--veteran feature writer and editor at the Washington Post--reminds us of just how it was: "the champagne disenchantment of the tuxedo twenties. Husbands who lost Depression jobs and hid in their houses for shame, the October morning energy of the postwar forties, the dusty heat of fifties television...
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Book Details
Pages:176
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / 20Th Century
History / United States / General
Social Science / Sociology / General
Religion / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.74 x 7.42 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:0.65 Pounds
Author Biography
Allen, Henry (Author)
Henry Allen has been a feature writer and editor for The Washington Post since 1970. His previous books include a novel, Fool's Mercy, and a collection of essays, Going Too Far Enough. He has written for The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, the Paris Review, and Vogue.

He lives in Takoma Park, Maryland.

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