What I Saw at the Fair by Ann Birstein

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This is a candid account of Ann Birstein's long, tumultuous marriage with Alfred Kazin, her struggle to become a respected writer, and of the evolution of a vibrant generation of intellectuals.
 

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Birstein has had a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts award. She teaches in New York City.
 
Published October 28, 2010 by Welcome Rain Publishers. 288 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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Fans of Birstein's work in the New Yorker and the New York Times will not be disappointed by this memoir, which expands on much of the colorful narrative found in her superb biography of her father, The Rabbi on Forty-Seventh Street, and delves deeper into her Hell's Kitchen childhood, college ...

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