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4 edition of Growing up in the bittersweet South found in the catalog.

Growing up in the bittersweet South

Roosevelt Richards

Growing up in the bittersweet South

by Roosevelt Richards

  • 113 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Bhards Pub. Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans,
  • Biography,
  • Childhood and youth,
  • Richards, Roosevelt,
  • Southern States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8530182M
    ISBN 100965533107
    ISBN 109780965533102
    OCLC/WorldCa37516357

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      "All children, except one, grow up.” Those simple, magical words open J.M. Barrie’s beloved children’s book Peter Pan. The question it implicitly asks of the reader is whether Peter –.   Former Brockton resident and retired Providence Journal executive James V. Wyman has written a book about growing up in Brockton. It's titled “Bittersweet Beginnings” (Plaidswede Publishing) and centers on Marshall’s Corner, what was once a rural neighborhood around Belmont and Pearl streets. With permission, we print the book’s prologue here.

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