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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Bacon County (Ga.)

Subjects:

  • Crews, Harry, 1935- -- Childhood and youth.,
  • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Bacon County (Ga.) -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Previously published: New York : Harper & Row, c1978.

StatementHarry Crews ; drawings by Michael McCurdy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3553.R46 Z463 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination182 p. :
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL782595M
ISBN 100820317594
LC Control Number95014557

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5 Reviews A Childhood is the unforgettable memoir of Harry Crews' earliest years, a sharply remembered portrait of the people, locales, and circumstances that shaped him- /5(5). A Childhood, the Biography of A Place (Book): Crews, Harry: A Childhood is the unforgettable memoir of Harry Crews' earliest years, a sharply remembered portrait of the people, locales, and circumstances that shaped him--and destined him to be a storyteller. Crews was born in the middle of the Great Depression, in a one-room sharecropper's cabin at the end of a dirt road in rural South Georgia. A Childhood is the unforgettable memoir of Harry Crews' earliest years, a sharply remembered portrait of the people, locales, and circumstances that shaped him--and destined him to be a storyteller. Crews was born in the middle of the Great Depression, in a one-room sharecropper's cabin at the end of a dirt road in rural South Georgia.   He also notes that in organizing a "search" for those six years, he needed to rely not only on his own memory, but that of others as well. What he's put together here, he says, is "the biography of a childhood which necessarily is the biography of a place, a way of life gone forever out of this world.".