A Walker in the City. Literary Memoir, Alfred Kazin.

A Walker in the City.

New York: Harcourt Brace, 1951. First Printing of the First US Edition. A Very Good plus copy in a Very Good plus price clipped dust jacket with light toning to the spine. . This is the renown literary critic's memoir of growing up in a predominately jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn in the 20's & 30s. "A Walker in the City" is the acclaimed story of a soul awakening to the ecstasy of the senses, the power of language, and the meaning of existence. Kazin's memorable description of his life as a young man as he makes the journey from Brooklyn to "Americanca"--The larger world that begins at the other end of the subway in Manhattan. Item #27062

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